Tax Free Savings Canada

Tax Free vs. RRSP

The Tax Free Savings Plan contribution limits for year 2020 will remain $6,000 Canadian dollar which has increase amounts to $6,000 in 2019 where 2018 is $5,500.


Tax Free Intro. 2009

TFSA was first introduced in year 2009 subject to indexation adjustment for Canada’s Canadian Citizens and Resident’s to benefit into “Personal Income Tax Purposes”.

TFSA Legislation

Tax Free accounts under proposed legislation  starting January 1, 2016 the annual Tax Free, Canadian dollar limits for 2016-2017 was decrease from $10,000 to $5,500.

Tax Free Upon Death

The Tax Free Savings TFSA assets and benefit is generally transferable to a spouse or common-law partner upon death, alike RRSP registered retirement savings plan, that are usually designed to transferred to a spouse or common-law partner upon death.

The TFSA funds has it’s similar plan, of RRSP registered retirement savings plan that can be given to a spouse or common-law partner.

Tax Free Advantaged

TFSA advantages and benefits for Tax Free savings as of January 1st 2013 the Canadian Residents and Citizens at age of 18 and older he/she can start savings in Tax Free to contributes up to $5,500 Canadian dollars annually to TFSA savings accounts to a Tax Free benefits and to continuously carry his/her TFSA Tax Free savings accounts.

Tax Free Benefits

(1.) Investment Income Earned in a Tax Free is Tax-Free!

(2.) Withdrawals from a Tax Free are Tax-Free!

(3.) Unused Tax Free contribution room is carried forward and accumulates in the future years.

TFSA Tax Free Savings are designed generally for long terms financial planning alike RRSP registered retirement plan savings are transferable to a spouse or common-law partner.

However, RRSP withdrawal can be daunting and costly when it comes to early withdrawal, taxes payable as soon as the money is taken from the accounts. Tax Free is transformation savings that has more benefits to offer and flexibility’s in term of tax purposes.

Annual Carry Over TFSA Contribution

2021 TFSA $*

2020 TFSA $6,000 & RRSP $27,230

2019 TFSA $6,000 & RRSP $26,500

2018 TFSA $5,500 & RRSP $26,230 

2017 TFSA $5,500 & RRSP $26,010 

2016 TFSA $5,500 & RRSP $25,370

2015 TFSA $10,000 & RRSP $24,930

2014 TFSA $5,500 & RRSP $24,230

2013 TFSA $5,500 & RRSP $23,820

2012 TFSA $5,500 & RRSP $23,820

2011 TFSA $5,000 & RRSP $22,970 

2010 TFSA $5,000 & RRSP $22,970

2009 TFSA $5,000 & RRSP $21,000

2008 TFSA $N/A & RRSP $21,000

2007 TFSA $N/A & RRSP $19,000


Tax Free RRSP RESP Roth IRA 401K

TFSA Tax Free Savings Account, RRSP Registered Retirement Savings Plan, RESP Registered Education Savings Plan, Roth IRA 401K Retirement Savings/USA., each investment plan, is one of kinds investments that are categorized and separated in several portfolio’s to help an individual save per events of life savings investment. It’s a registered investment that’s are set-up in various timelines when the money is required, such for (examples) RESP child’s registered education plans.

The Canadian and American has it’s similar plans (examples) such a RRSP and 401K alike where American traditional IRA contributions in the year of the contributor reach’out the age of 70 1/2 and or older. Where Canadian can withdrawn with their RRSP at the age of 71 and with certain limit of amounts or be tax payable “if” withdrawal amount is over limits.


Tax Free IRA contributions limits doesn’t apply to rollover.

TFSA and or traditional IRA Tax Free contributions can be rollover in accordance to Tax Free carry over amounts, the Canadian and American can rollover their RRSP/401K to Tax Free savings without paying taxes (if) the rollover amounts just moving to TFSA Tax Free accounts. Over contributions will be tax payable beyond amount limits. Therefore, there are conflicts to be considered wisely and worth it, of paying attention into details, to avoid the costly mistakes.