New question in Life Insurance FAQ

Posted on August 30, 2010 and updated September 9, 2010 in Life Insurance Canada News, Life Insurance FAQ 1 min read

New question in Life Insurance FAQ:

Is Life insurance tax-free?

Life insurance death-benefits are tax-free. the premiums on life insurance policies are generally paid with after-tax dollars, rather than pre-tax dollars. However, with Permanent Life insurance policies, there is cash value that grows (within the tax exempt limits of Canada) on a tax-sheltered basis. This money can then be used to offset future premiums. The net-effect premiums are then once again being paid with pre-tax dollars, rather than after tax dollars.

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