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What happens to dividends earned in a TFSA?



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Generally, any dividends, interest or capital gains from an investment held in a TFSA is not taxed and you may also withdraw them without being taxed. However, there are some exceptions such as dividends from foreign stocks which could be subject to taxes.

For more information about TFSAs, visit our TFSA hub on

You may also wish to talk to a tax professional for advice specific to your situation.

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