The deadline for RRSP contributions for the
2012 tax year is Friday March 1, 2013.
S. 146(5)(a) of the Income Tax Act sets the deadline as
"on or before the day that is 60 days after the end of the
year", which is March 1st except in a leap year, when it will be
February 29th. See Important
Dates on the Canada Revenue (CRA) website.
Who can contribute, and
Spousal RRSPs and RRIFs,
and attribution rules regarding withdrawals.
I didn't record my RRSP contributions on my
previous year's tax return. What do I do?
Reduce your income tax
payments now for current RRSP contributions.
shares to your RRSP or TFSA, but not at a loss!