Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA)

Enjoy tax-free growth on eligible investments6 held inside a TD Easy TradeTM TFSA.

Account Highlights

With a TD Easy Trade TFSA1, you'll have the power to select investments and build your plan

  1. You can build your investments tax-free
    A tax-efficient way to build your account through investment growth, dividends, or interest.

  2. Pay no tax on withdrawals
    Withdraw your money at any time3 without incurring tax.

  3. Catch up on unused contribution room
    Carry unused contribution room forward into future years.

  4. No U.S. or Canadian currency conversion costs
    With both the Canadian and U.S. dollar components of a TFSA, you can trade in the currency of the stock or TD ETF without worrying about currency conversion costs related to these currencies. If you don't have sufficient funds, you would incur a currency conversion cost.


Whether you're saving for retirement, homeownership or education, RRSPs and TFSAs can help. Review our comparison chart to understand the differences.


Primary purpose

Investing for a goal


Annual contribution limit

$6,0004 PLUS amounts accumulated or withdrawn in previous years5

18% of previous year’s earned income (maximum limits apply), less pension adjustments


Not tax-deductible


Unused contribution room

Carried forward

Carried forward





You’re not taxed on withdrawals

Funds that are withdrawn are charged a prescribed withholding tax at the time of withdrawal, but will be ultimately taxed as income at your marginal rate. This may affect government benefits such as old age security.

Withdrawn amounts

Added to contribution room in future years

Contribution room is lost for amounts you withdraw

There's more than one way to invest in your TFSA

  • Stocks
    Invest in selected shares from companies listed on six North American exchanges.
  • TD ETFs
    The TD ETF (Exchange-Traded Fund) lets you invest in a collection of securities across different geographic regions or industries based on specific investment strategies

Let's get started

Whether you’re new to investing or have some experience, we'll get you going in the right direction with your TD Easy Trade account.

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