Tax-Free Savings Account

Invest with peace of mind

A TFSA, or Tax-Free Savings Account, is a government program that allows you to save money, tax-free. That means any income you earn through your TFSA, including capital gains, won't be taxed. And you won't be taxed with it's withdrawn either.

*Must be 19 years or older, with a valid Social Insurance Number

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Why invest in a TFSA?

Don’t pay tax on the interest made on your investment, even when it’s withdrawn.
Any unused TFSA contribution is always carried forward to the following year.
No contribution deadline means you can contribute anytime throughout the year.
Multiple investment products like term deposits and mutual funds available within a TFSA.

How a TFSA can up your investment game

It really is tax-free

A TFSA is one of the more flexible financial tools available to us. It allows you to earn interest tax-free and can be used for any kind of savings like an emergency fund, a regular savings account or even investments for retirement.

There are many ways to maximize your TFSA’s potential and it all depends on your own financial goals. Don’t worry, we’ve broken it all down for you.

It really is tax-free

A TFSA is one of the more flexible financial tools available to us. It allows you to earn interest tax-free and can be used for any kind of savings like an emergency fund, a regular savings account or even investments for retirement.

There are many ways to maximize your TFSA’s potential and it all depends on your own financial goals. Don’t worry, we’ve broken it all down for you.

Yearly contribution limit


Every year, the government lets you deposit more money into your TFSA. There is no contribution deadline and if you can’t afford to put money aside one year, your unused contribution room carries over.



Years
TFSA Annual Limit
Cumulative Total
2009-2012
$5,000
$20,000
2013
$5,500
$25,500
2014
$5,500
$31,000
2015
$10,000
$41,000
2016
$5,500
$46,500
2017
$5,500
$52,000
2018
$5,500
$57,500
2019
$6,000
$63,500
2020
$6,000
$69,500
2021
$6,000
$75,500

The great debate: TFSA vs. RRSP


What are your investing needs?
TFSA
RRSP
Do contributions reduce your taxable income?
No
Yes
Are these funds subject to income tax when withdrawn?
No
Yes
Is interest earned on these inevstments tax sheltered?
Yes
Yes
Can these funds be withdrawn anytime, for any reason, without being taxed?
Yes
No

Try out our TFSA vs. RRSP calculator

Both products are government incentives. Both have benefits and both have drawbacks. At the end of the day, it all depends on you, your circumstances and your goals. If you want to explore your options, check out our TFSA vs. RRSP calculator.

Try out our TFSA vs. RRSP calculator

Both products are government incentives. Both have benefits and both have drawbacks. At the end of the day, it all depends on you, your circumstances and your goals. If you want to explore your options, check out our TFSA vs. RRSP calculator.

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Coast Capital Savings Federal Credit Union provides advice and service related to deposit, loan and mortgage products. Coast Capital Wealth Management Ltd. provides investment and financial planning services. Coast Capital Financial Management Ltd. provides advice and service related to segregated funds, annuities and life insurance products. Worldsource Financial Management Inc. provides advice and service relating to mutual funds. Mutual fund values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses may all be related with mutual fund investments. Important information about mutual funds is contained in the relevant fund facts and simplified prospectus. Please read the fund facts carefully before investing. Only deposits payable in Canada are eligible to be insured under the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation Act.

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* Government of Canada. Indexation adjustment for personal income tax and benefit amounts. https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/tax/individuals/frequently-asked-questions-individuals/adjustment-personal-income-tax-benefit-amounts.html

Coast Capital Savings Federal Credit Union is a member of the CDIC. For information on changes to deposit insurance and the transition period, see our Statement of Transitional Coverage.