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Accessing cash value from corporate-owned life insurance

CE Credit Questions

You must obtain a passing grade of 60% to be eligible for CE credits.

1. There are three ways you can access the cash value from a life insurance policy?
2. When accessing cash value by a corporate policyowner, a common issue is how to distribute the cash proceeds to the shareholder and the related tax consequences?
3. Policy loans are popular among policyowners as the withdrawal is always non-taxable?
4. One of the advantages of accessing cash value through cash withdrawal / partial surrender is that the future growth of the policy cash value and death benefit is unaffected by the withdrawal?
5. Collateral loans generally have favourable tax treatment in comparison to policy loans and/or cash withdrawal / partial surrender?
6. Obtaining and renewing of a collateral loan is guaranteed by the third-party lending institution?
7. Interest rates on collateral loans are typically higher than policy loan interest rates?
8. Policy loans and collateral loans both require financial underwriting and as such are not guaranteed?
9. Policy loan advances increase the policy’s adjusted cost basis on a dollar-for-dollar basis?
10. For corporate policyowners, the capital dividend account (“CDA”) credit calculation is unaffected by a policy loan resulting in the potential for “excess CDA”?
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