Tax Benefits of an RESP

Use this calculator to see the tax benefits
of investing in a Registered Education
Savings Plan (RESP).

Where do you live? Alberta
Your taxable income
Annual RESP contribution
Contribute for (years)
Rate of return
Your Taxable Income

Enter the taxable income amount from line 260 of your personal income tax return.
Annual RESP Contribution

There is no annual RESP contribution limit but there is a lifetime maximum limit of $50,000.
Input Error: Contribute for (years)

The maximum value you can enter is 18 years.
Input Error: Rate of return

The maximum rate of return you can enter is 15.00%.
Input Error:
Annual RESP Contribution

You have exceeded the $50,000 maximum lifetime limit by . Enter a lower Annual RESP contribution amount, or decrease the number of contribution years.
Investment Value in 18 Years
RESP Advantage


Calculations use marginal tax rates as of January 2019. Rates take all federal and provincial taxes and surtaxes into account and the basic personal tax credit. Annual RESP contributions are made at the start of each year. Calculations do not include the CESG grant or any provincial grants.

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