BILL C-45 – “JOBS AND GROWTH ACT, 2012” – PART 1

AMENDMENTS TO THE INCOME TAX ACT AND RELATED REGULATIONS BUDGET 2012 MEASURES A. Registered Disability Savings Plans I. Registered Disability Savings Plans (RDSPs) – 10 Year Rule To provide greater access to RDSP savings for small withdrawals, this measure replaces...

RDSPs more flexible for disabilities—David Brown – Merritt Herald

Under a variety of proposals in the 2012 federal budget, Canadians with Registered Disability Savings Plans (RDSPs) will have greater flexibility to make plan withdrawals; the list of those eligible to be plan holders has also been temporarily expanded....

Federal Government Releases Q&A Sheet on RDSP Changes

BUDGET 2012: CHANGES TO THE RDSP QUESTIONS & ANSWERS Please click on the following link to see a brief overview of announced Budget 2012 enhancements to the RDSP, the grant and the bond: BUDGET 2012_Qs & As_EN_Final July 2012 ________...

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...

Positive Changes for Registered Disability Savings Plans Proposed in Federal Budget—gailbebee.com

—By Gail Bebee— Lost in the maelstrom of federal budget coverage about raising the Old Age Security qualifying age to 67 were several important changes to Canada’s Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP). Many Canadians are not familiar with this program...

RDSP – Federal Budget 2012: Powerful Program Or Administrative Carnival?—bpmmagazine.com

—By Darren Klorfine— The 2012 Federal Budget announced changes to the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) as a result of the government’s three-year review of the program. While all of the changes are welcome improvements in how the plan...

REVIEW OF THE REGISTERED DISABILITY SAVINGS PLAN—www.actionplan.gc.ca

Economic Action Plan 2012 proposes measures to ensure that Registered Disability Savings Plans continue to meet the needs of Canadians with severe disabilities and their families. In July 2006, the Minister of Finance appointed the Expert Panel on Financial Security for Children...

Point Form 5 RDSP Updates

For quicker reference, here are the improvements to the RDSP from this year’s Federal Budget – 1.) Expansion of the definition of who may be an adult beneficiary’s plan holder to include the beneficiary’s spouse, common-law partner, or parent....

Budget 2012 Announces Improvements to the RDSP—Joel Crocker

After much coordination and discussion with families, individuals, a community of disability organizations and the federal government—all leading up to the 3-Year RDSP Review—Finance Canada released their budget yesterday which included a number of RDSP changes. PLAN would like...

Ottawa simplifying RDSP program—Financial Post

Ottawa simplifying RDSP program Garry Marr Mar 29, 2012 – 2:36 PM ET | Last Updated: Mar 29, 2012 4:20 PM ET Ottawa is making some key changes to the Registered Disability Savings Plan which will make it easier to open accounts...