VANCOUVER, March 2, 2017 – Did you forget to contribute to your RRSP for the 2016 tax year? You’re not alone. Often, people are rushing to make the RRSP contribution deadline for the tax year and some end up missing the deadline. The deadline for the 2016 tax year was yesterday, March 1, 2017, so any RRSP contribution you make going forward will be for the 2017 tax year. The Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia’s (CPABC) RRSP tips aim to help you maximize the benefits of your RRSP contributions for the 2017 tax year:
Learn how to maximize your RRSP benefits with CPABC’s RRSP and Tax Tips at www.rrspandtaxtips.com.
NOTE TO JOURNALISTS: Local CPAs are available for interview. Infographic is available for reprint.
Please credit Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia (CPABC) for use of the content and include the following disclaimer: Tax rules relating to these RRSP tips are complex. This is not intended as tax advice and you should not make tax decisions based solely on the information presented in these tips. You should seek the advice of a chartered professional accountant before implementing a tax plan or taking a tax filing position.
About CPA British Columbia
The Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia (CPABC) is the training, governing, and regulatory body for almost 35,000 CPA members and 5,500 CPA students and candidates. CPABC carries out its primary mission to protect the public by enforcing the highest professional and ethical standards and contributing to the advancement of public policy. CPAs are recognized internationally for bringing superior financial expertise, strategic thinking, business insight, and leadership to organizations.
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