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Have You Considered Your RESP in Your Estate Plan?

This Blog was written by: Alicia Godin, Estate and Trust Consultant, Scotiatrust A Registered Education Savings Plan (an “RESP”), is a type of tax deferred savings plan that parents, grandparents and other adults can open to save for the cost of a beneficiary’s post-secondary education. The beneficiary of an RESP…

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CANADIAN RESP – IS THIS A GOOD ASSET FOR A US TAXPAYER

In the past I have blogged about the challenges of being a US citizen taxpayer. See ‘Keeping Your “Accidentally American” Status’ dated May 3, 2015. I’d like to revisit this topic in today’s blog. Let me provide some background.

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RESP’s – A couple more wrinkles on EAP’s and AIP’s

In a recent blog, I wrote that the Canada Revenue Agency (“CRA”) was asked whether the six month extension for making educational assistance payments (“EAPs”) out of a registered education savings plan (“RESP”) under the appropriate subsection of the Income Tax Act (the “Act”) can apply when the beneficiary under…

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CAN AN EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE PAYMENT BE MADE TO A DECEASED PERSON USING THE SIX MONTH Extension PROVISION CONTAINED IN THE INCOME TAX ACT

Recently, The Canada Revenue Agency (“CRA”) was whether the six month extension for making educational assistance payments (“EAPs”) out of a registered education savings plan (“RESP”) under the appropriate subsection of the Income Tax Act (the “Act”) can apply when the beneficiary under the plan is deceased. The Act stipulates…

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