Media Advisory - Is my RRSP contribution going to result in a tax refund?

TORONTO, Feb. 22 /CNW/ - The RRSP deadline is a week away and any contributions made will have tax implications.

Cleo Hamel, Senior Tax Analyst and Member of the Tax Advisory at H&R Block Canada, is available for media interviews upon request. Ms. Hamel can speak to a variety of personal tax issues including:

    -   RRSP basics
    -   New tax credits for 2009 including the HRTC, First Time Homebuyer
        Credit, etc.
    -   Income-splitting for seniors
    -   Tax tips for students
    -   Medical expenses
    -   Tax tips for people who lost their jobs in 2009
    -   Most common questions Canadians have about taxes
    -   Most common mistakes Canadians make on their tax returns
    -   Unusual (humourous) tax deductions

    About H&R Block Canada

H&R Block Canada has been preparing taxes for more than 40 years and is Canada's leading tax preparation firm. Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, the company serves Canadian taxpayers in more than 1,100 offices across the country. H&R Block Canada Inc. is a subsidiary of H&R Block, Inc., a diversified company with subsidiaries providing a wide range of financial products and services. Additional information about H&R Block Canada is available at 1-800-HRBLOCK or visit for more tax tips.

Follow the Tax Advisory at H&R Block at or @HRBTaxTalk on Twitter.

SOURCE H&R Block Canada Inc.

For further information: For further information: or to schedule an interview, please contact: Tina Quelch, Calador Communications, (416) 925-6034,

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