Richardson GMP

The deadline to contribute to your RRSP for the 2017 tax year is Thursday, March 1, 2018. The maximum contribution amount for 2017 is $26,010, or 18% of earned income in 2016, whichever is the lesser amount. Your Notice of Assessment from CRA will indicate if you have any additional contribution room.

The maximum contribution amount for 2018 is $26,230, or 18% of earned income in 2017, whichever is the lesser amount.

In 2018, the annual amount that can be contributed to a Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) is $5,500. TFSAs came into existence in 2009, and to date you could have contributed a total of $57,500. Any unused contribution room carries forward. If you are unsure how much you have contributed to date, please contact the Tax Information Phone Service (TIPS) at 1.800.267.6999.

Cheques should be made payable to “Richardson GMP” and our office address is as follows:

Richardson GMP Limited
550 Burrard Street, Suite 500
Vancouver, BC  V6C 2B5

Attention: Jefferson|Steele

Please contact one of the team if you would like to process a contribution through your online banking or a contribution “in kind” (using securities held in your Richardson GMP non-registered account).



Dwight Jefferson, CIMA®
Senior Vice President
Portfolio Manager
Tel.: 604.640.0555 • Email

Tyler Steele, CFA
Senior Vice President
Portfolio Manager
Tel.: 604.640.0554 • Email

Neil Kumar, CIM®
Vice President
Portfolio Manager
Tel.: 604.640.0406 • Email

Eddie Gudewill, CFA
Portfolio Manager
Tel.: 604.640.0562 • Email

Wendy Lloyd
Tel.: 604.640.0556 • Email

Jessica Dewey
Tel.: 604.640.0405 • Email

Brenda Geib, BA
Tel.: 604.640.0559 • Email

Richardson GMP Limited
500 – 550 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC V6C 2B5

Toll Free: 1.866.640.0400
Fax: 604.640.0300


The opinions expressed in this report are the opinions of the author and readers should not assume they reflect the opinions or recommendations of Richardson GMP Limited or its affiliates. Assumptions, opinions and estimates constitute the author's judgment as of the date of this material and are subject to change without notice. We do not warrant the completeness or accuracy of this material, and it should not be relied upon as such. Before acting on any recommendation, you should consider whether it is suitable for your particular circumstances and, if necessary, seek professional advice. Past performance is not indicative of future results. The comments contained herein are general in nature and are not intended to be, nor should be construed to be, legal or tax advice to any particular individual. Accordingly, individuals should consult their own legal or tax advisors for advice with respect to the tax consequences to them, having regard to their own particular circumstances. Insurance services are offered through Richardson GMP Insurance Services Limited in BC, AB, SK, MB, NWT, ON, QC, NB, NS, PEI and NL. Additional administrative support and policy management are provided by PPI Partners. Richardson GMP Limited is a member of Canadian Investor Protection Fund. Richardson is a trade-mark of James Richardson & Sons Limited. GMP is a registered trade-mark of GMP Securities L.P. Both used under license by Richardson GMP Limited.