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Ontario Harness Horse Association RRSP Reminder

By November 17, 2020 No Comments

Horsepeople are reminded that the deadline for contributing to the Ontario Harness Horse Association’s Group RRSP is December 1, 2020.

In order to ensure that contributions are received in the OHHA office on or before December1, 2020, it is advised that members send them as soon as possible to ensure that they are delivered prior to the deadline.  If you are mailing your forms you may want to consider a guaranteed delivery service, such as Canada Post’s Express Post, or by courier. Contributions received after December 1 will not be accepted and will be returned. Postmarks will not be considered.

RRSP new enrollment and annual contribution forms can be downloaded at OHHA.ca in the member centre under RRSP info and forms.

Members wishing to deliver their contributions in person may do so at the OHHA office at 35 Crawford Crescent, Campbellville, ON during regular business hours. There is a mailbox outside the door for after hours drop-off.

Any Standardbred racing industry participant can join the plan. In order to qualify for the industry contribution to their retirement account, owners, trainers, and drivers must have participated in 12 races in 2019. Owners and breeders will be credited based on the percentage of the horse(s) they owned or bred. Breeders must be the registered breeder of horses that competed in 12 starts in 2019 in Ontario. Assistant trainers and grooms must provide a T4, or letter from their employer verifying employment in 2019.

Further information and forms are available on the OHHA website at ohha.ca, or by calling the OHHA office 905-854-6442 or 1-866-774-6442.

IN CONSIDERATION OF THE BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP

(a) I agree to abide by OHHA's constitution and by-laws and appoint and grant OHHA the right to act as my sole and exclusive agent and representative for the purposes of negotiating and executing contracts with all racetracks in the Province of Ontario and executing agreements relating to racing with any other group, body or association and I assign and transfer to OHHA, during the time I am a member, all my intellectual property rights, throughout the world, including copyrights, personality rights, and any causes of action related thereto, that I may own, arising from or related to my racing activity.

(b) I agree and consent to the terms of the Privacy Agreement of the Ontario Harness Horse Association, a copy of which is published on the Ontario Harness Horse Association's website and available to me in print on request.