Rates for Money Purchase limits, RRSP limits, YMPE, DPSP limits and Defined Benefits limits

Outlined in the following tables are data on Rates for Money Purchase limits, RRSP limits, YMPE, DPSP limits and Defined Benefits limits used to calculate PA, PSPA and PAR.

Year MP limit RRSP $ limit YMPE DPSP limit
(1/2 MP limit)
1990 $11,500 (Old limits) $28,900 $5,750
1991 $12,500 $11,500 $30,500 $6,250
1992 $12,500 $12,500 $32,200 $6,250
1993 $13,500 $12,500 $33,400 $6,750
1994 $14,500 $13,500 $34,400 $7,250
1995 $15,500 $14,500 $34,900 $7,750
1996 $13,500 $13,500 $35,400 $6,750
1997 $13,500 $13,500 $35,800 $6,750
1998 $13,500 $13,500 $36,900 $6,750
1999 $13,500 $13,500 $37,400 $6,750
2000 $13,500 $13,500 $37,600 $6,750
2001 $13,500 $13,500 $38,300 $6,750
2002 $13,500 $13,500 $39,100 $6,750
2003 $15,500 $14,500 $39,900 $7,750
2004 $16,500 $15,500 $40,500 $8,250
2005 $18,000 $16,500 $41,100 $9,000
2006 $19,000 $18,000 $42,100 $9,500
2007 $20,000 $19,000 $43,700 $10,000
2008 $21,000 $20,000 $44,900 $10,500
2009 $22,000 $21,000 $46,300 $11,000
2010 $22,450 $22,000 $47,200 $11,225
2011 $22,970 $22,450 $48,300 $11,485
2012 $23,820 $22,970 $50,100 $11,910
2013 $24,270 $23,820 $51,100 $12,135
2014 $24,930 $24,270 $52,500 $12,465
2015 $25,370 $24,930 $53,600 $12,685
2016   $25,370    

Please note that the MP limit and DPSP limit above for PA purposes are also restricted to 18% of compensation.

Defined Benefit limits
1990 to 2003 $1,722.22
2004 $1,833.33
2005 $2,000.00
2006 $2,111.11
2007 $2,222.22
2008 $2,333.33
2009 $2,444.44
2010 $2,494.44
2011 $2,552.22
2012 $2,646.67
2013 $2,696.67
2014 $2,770.00
2015 $2,818.89
2016 1/9 the money purchase limit
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