Review of the RDSP Review—Joel Crocker

The Registered Disability Savings Plan has been a true game changer. For the first time, many with disabilities can grow wealth while not losing the safety net of their provincial disability benefits. The Canadian government was quick to recognize...

Easier access to Disability Saving Plans for Newfoundlanders and Labradorians

Justice Advanced Education and Skills Finance NL March 20, 2012 Amendment to Act Allows for Easier Access to Disability Saving Plans The Provincial Government has introduced an amendment in the House of Assembly which will enable adults with intellectual...

8 must-know facts about RDSP investing plans for the disabled

By Tom McFeat, CBC News SPECIAL REPORT RRSP season: How to make the most of your investments It’s been a full three years since Registered Disability Savings Plans (RDSPs) became widely available in Canada, but many of the people they could...

‘Tis this season to maximize deductions— Winnipeg Free Press

As another tumultuous year draws to a close, let’s try to save you some tax money for 2011. Dec. 31 is the deadline for deductible business expenses, which mostly relates to commission salespeople and to business owners. Corporate tax...

ENSURING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF REGISTERED DISABILITY SAVINGS PLANS-Finance Canada

ENSURING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF REGISTERED DISABILITY SAVINGS PLANS 1. Introduction An important consideration for parents and grandparents of a child with a severe disability is how best to ensure that child’s financial security when they are no longer able...

Taxation of RDSP Payments to Aboriginals—by Joel Crocker

On August 4, 2010, PLAN submitted a ruling to CRA. Earlier that month, we had connected with BC Aboriginal Network on Disability Society and CLBC to talk about how the RDSP might be received by Aboriginal Canadians. There was...