## What is the minimum RRIF withdrawal for 2021?

2021 RRIF Minimum Withdrawal Rate Table

Age (at start of year) | General (%) |
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69 | 4.76% |

70 | 5.00% |

71 | 5.28% |

72 | 5.40% |

**How are RRIF payments calculated?**

To determine which amount to use to do the calculation, simply take the value of your assets in your RRIF on December 31 of the year prior to your retirement, as well as the percentage associated with your age. For example, if you are 71, the minimum withdrawal percentage is 5.28%.

### What is the minimum RRIF withdrawal formula?

Thus, to calculate the annual minimum withdrawal, the formula should be 1/(90-age) x RRIF market value, and the result would be rounded to 2 decimals. The difference between using 1/(90-age) and the RRIF factor rounded to 6 decimals is less than 10 cents per year when the RRIF market value is $200,000.

**What are the new RRIF minimum withdrawal rates?**

For example, if your RRIF is valued at $500,000 when you’re 72, at the start of the year your minimum annual payout will be $27,000 (5.40% of the value of the plan at the beginning of the year)….RRIF Minimum Withdrawal.

Age At Start Of Year | RRIF Minimum Payout Percentage |
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69 | 4.76% |

70 | 5.00% |

71 | 5.28% |

72 | 5.40% |

## What is the maximum you can withdraw from a RRIF?

There is no maximum withdrawal limit. All withdrawals are fully taxable. If you take out more than the minimum amount, you’ll also pay withholding tax on the excess amount. Your financial institution will hold back an amount, based on the withholding tax rates, and pay it directly to the government on your behalf.

**How much should I take out of my RRIF?**

One over 25 is 4%. At 65, you must take out at least 4% of the RRIF balance at the beginning of the year in income. If you had $100,000 in the RRIF, you would need to take out at least $4000.