Replay: How does the budget affect you? (Live Chat on CTV)

    • by michael.stittle3/30/2012 9:58:02 PM March 30 at 5:58 PM
    • What Changes are to be expected to the Taxfree savings accounts ?
    • Hi everyone. Thanks for having me.
      by Leigh Vyn3/30/2012 10:00:12 PM March 30 at 6:00 PM
    • Hi Leigh, thanks for joining us.
      by michael.stittle3/30/2012 10:00:26 PM March 30 at 6:00 PM
    • Also joining is my colleague Andy Johnson, who will also be moderating.
      by michael.stittle3/30/2012 10:00:40 PM March 30 at 6:00 PM
    • In response to the question about TFSAs, there were no changes announced in yesterday’s budget, so status quo for now in terms of contribution amounts.
      by Leigh Vyn3/30/2012 10:01:16 PM March 30 at 6:01 PM
    • Leigh, can you answer M Tremblant’s question: How is the pooled pension plan going to work for people such as I working for a small company with no pension plan available?
      by michael.stittle3/30/2012 10:01:24 PM March 30 at 6:01 PM
    • Hello everyone,
      by Susan Eng – CARP3/30/2012 10:01:26 PM March 30 at 6:01 PM
    • Hi Susan, welcome to our chat.
      by michael.stittle3/30/2012 10:01:43 PM March 30 at 6:01 PM
    • I dislike moving you personal exemptions for travel from $50 to $200 and from $400 to $800…it makes my job a little more dull…
      by Bear3/30/2012 10:01:57 PM March 30 at 6:01 PM
    • So far the government has been very short on details with respect to pooled pension plans. They were mentioned again in the budget, but again no specifics. I think it is still a waiting game to see how these will come into action.
      by Leigh Vyn3/30/2012 10:02:34 PM March 30 at 6:02 PM
    • Do you think the cuts to the civil service should have gone further to many people making big money doing nothing?
      by Ken Lawson3/30/2012 10:02:35 PM March 30 at 6:02 PM
    • I’d like to pose a question to Susan: Is the ability to defer OAS for 5 years helpful to most seniors?