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Get money out of your RRSPs/RRIFs tax-free (sort of) - includes a calculator

Tax issues re investments, and tax treatment of different types of investments

Reporting foreign dollar transaction amounts on your tax return

Foreign asset reporting - form T1135 Foreign Income Verification Statement

Dividend tax credit for Canadian dividends

Interest expense on money borrowed to purchase stocks and bonds (securities) - can I write it off?

Carrying charges - what can and cannot be deducted regarding investment expenses?

Borrow to invest in stocks and exchange-traded funds (ETFs)

Transfer shares to your RRSP/TFSA/DPSP or RRIF, but not at a loss!

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Capital losses can be carried back 3 years, to be offset against prior year capital gains.

Worthless shares or debt

Donating capital property, including securities, can eliminate capital gains or increase your donations limit

Foreign spin-offs - Tax deferral for distributions.

Washing trades can reduce your foreign exchange costs inside registered accounts.

Should I hold my investments in a holding company?

Tax Tip:  Know the tax consequences of your investment decisions.


Revised: August 18, 2015


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