Author Topic: ETF capital gains vs distributions  (Read 539 times)

Space Pickle

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ETF capital gains vs distributions
« on: December 23, 2017, 08:41:38 AM »
How does this work? Iíve been invested for about 15 months, so this is the first time Iíve seen capital gains instead of a cash dividend for my ETFs. Whatís going on? Am I not receiving a payment the quarter?

For reference I have the Vanguard Canada ETFs VCN and VFV held in my TFSA.

anisotropy

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Re: ETF capital gains vs distributions
« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2017, 01:02:13 PM »
I hope this helps:

http://canadiancouchpotato.com/2016/12/13/making-sense-of-capital-gains-distributions/

TLDR: you donít need to worry if youíre using only RRSPs and TFSAs