Pension Adjustment Limits

Wondering what the pension adjustment limits are for various benefits? Check out our guide for benefit limits like RRSP, TFSA, DB, RPP, and more.

What is a pension adjustment?

The pension adjustment (PA) amount is the value of the benefits you earned in a given year under your employer's registered pension plans (RPP) and deferred profit-sharing plans (DPSP), and additional unregistered retirement plans or arrangements.

Generally, the PA reduces your registered retirement savings plan (RRSP) deduction limit for the following year.

Where do I find my pension adjustment amount?

The amount is shown in box 52 of your T4 slip or box 034 of your T4A slip.

Additional Resources

2024 Pension Adjustment Limits

The following table outlines pension adjustment limits for various benefits.

Defined Contribution RPP's Money Purchase Annual Contribution limit
Defined Benefit (DB) limit
RRSP annual contribution limit
Year's Maximum Pensionable Earnings limit
DPSP annual contribution limit (1/2 of MP limit)
TFSA limit
Disclaimer: The information provided in this guide is for informational purposes only. It is not professional financial or legal advice nor is it intended to be a substitute therefore. Where there are discrepancies between the guide and information provided by the federal government, provincial government, or the Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) or Revenu Québec, defer to the guidelines provided by the governing agencies.

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