All assets acquired before marriage or “gifted” at marriage for marriage need not be split as they’re considered assets belonging only to the person that holds legal entitlement. Assets acquired during marriage or by virtue of marriage must be split among spouses (50% each). Assets that are to be split are valued at FMV (Fair … Continue reading What happens to my assets upon divorce?
Yes, for two reasons. First, you will have to pay personal income tax on money withdrawn from your corporation to fund the RRSP contributions. Second, I expect your personal income tax to be very low, so the RRSP deduction will not be helpful to you.
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You have to be a Canadian resident to receive the government grant related to RESPs. The tax-sheltered status of the RESP only applies to Canadian residents. If the subscriber or account owner is a non-resident, they might have to pay taxes on any income earned in the RESP account as well as capital gains, according … Continue reading What Happens To Your Child’s RESP When You Leave Canada?