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December 13, 2011
Changes to government benefits

Effective January 1, 2012 a number of changes will be made to government benefit plan maximums.  The changes include the following:

  • The Yearly Maximum Pensionable Earnings (YMPE) for Canada Pension Plan (CPP) contributions will increase to $50,100, from $48,300.  The joint employee-employer contributions maximum remains 9.9 per cent of pensionable earnings, or $4,613.40.
  • The maximum CPP benefit will increase to $987.67 per month from $960 per month.
  • The insurable earnings maximum for the Employment Insurance (EI) program will increase to $45,900.  Meanwhile, premiums will increase to five cents per $100 of insurable earnings for employees and seven cents per $100 of employee insurable earnings for employers.
  • The maximum RRSP contribution will increase to 18 per cent of employee earnings to a maximum of $22,970.
  • The maximum contribution limit for defined contribution pension plans will increase to 18 per cent of employee earnings to a maximum of $23,820.
  • The maximum pension adjustment limit for members of defined benefit pension plans will increase to $2,646.67.
  • The maximum Old Age Pension (OAS) benefit will increase to $540.12 per month.
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