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Learn about the federal government’s response to a submission by Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) on the proposed changes to the Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) and the Registered Retirement Income Fund (RRIF).
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On October 28, 2011, the Joint Committee on Taxation of the Canadian Bar Association and CPA Canada weighed in with its policy perspectives on the Department of Finance’s proposed plans for the RRSP and the RRIF, which were included in the 2011 Budget. These proposals were implemented in Bill C-13, which received Royal Assent on December 15, 2011, and amended certain provisions of the Income Tax Act by expanding the existing anti-avoidance rules for RRSPs and RRIFs to make them similar to the anti-avoidance rules for Tax-Free Savings Accounts.
On September 13, 2012, Finance Canada responded to CPA Canada’s submission to discuss, as well express its approval of, some of the committee’s suggestions, and to explain its policy positions.
May 25, 2020
COVID-19 UPDATE: Your health and safety are very important to CPA Canada. Out of an abundance of caution, the National Technology Forum will be postponed and rescheduled for a later date. This measure follows current public health guidelines on large gatherings to reduce any potential risk of exposure to the coronavirus. More information will be posted here once available. If you have already registered for the forum, we will be in touch with you soon.
March 18, 2020
The federal government’s actions and fiscal support to address the widespread and devastating economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic are welcomed by Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada).
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