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There are lots of reasons why you may want to take advantage of a Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA), from tax benefits to flexible terms.
Jamie Golombek Feb. 25, 2022 3-minute read
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Annual TFSA dollar limits

Year Annual amount
2009 to 2012 $5,000
2013 to 2014 $5,500
2015 $10,000
2016 to 2018 $5,500
2019 to 2022 $6,000

The advantages of a TFSA

1. TFSAs really are tax-free

2. Once you're 18, contributions can be made to a TFSA at any age

3. Amounts withdrawn from a TFSA can be recontributed in the following year

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Jamie Golombek
Managing Director, Tax and Estate Planning, CIBC Private Wealth Management

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