Tax on RRSP/RRIF’s at Death – Does the Estate or RRSP/RRIF beneficiary pay?

General tax treatement of RRSP/RRIF’s upon death and the liability for those taxes is discussed.

The fair market value of your RRSP/RRIF account is included in income on your Date of Death T1. I am often asked who is responsible to pay the income taxes relating to the RRSP/RRIF – the Estate or the designated beneficiary of the RRSP/RRIF?

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2017 Income Tax Deadlines (for 2016 tax year) – Canadians

Tax season is here and there are plenty of tax deadlines to keep in mind as we make our way into 2017, including: T1 personal tax return T1 personal tax return for self-employed Date of Death T1 personal tax return T2 Corporate tax return T3 Trust tax return Tax Slips – T3, T4, T4A, T5, T5013 […]

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Are Executor Fees Taxable?

If you have been named as an Executor, you are most likely a family member, friend, or trusted advisor to the deceased. It may be your first time acting as Executor or maybe you have fulfilled this role several times over the years. If this is your first time, then I hope you are not […]

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