NSSC Blog: Before You Invest

Investing and Taxes

In case you needed another reminder it’s tax time. Every year at tax time the Commission delivers a few tax reminders for investors to make sure they’re not missing a few important pieces of information about taxes and credits that could apply to their investments.

What do I need to know about Registered Retirement Savings Plans?

It’s January which means it’s the beginning of tax season. For many investors and advisers, it’s also Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) season. During RRSP season you may receive reminders from your adviser or see ads telling you not to miss the RRSP contribution deadline. The way this is communicated can be confusing for some investors because ads often leave out the word ‘contribution,’ and instead simply say go get some RRSPs.

During RRSP season remember two things: