Canada. Canada Revenue Agency
Community Volunteer Income Tax Program

Offers volunteers who assist individuals who are unable to complete income tax and benefit returns.

These returns are not eligible for this service:

returns for deceased persons

individuals who file for bankruptcy

self-employed individuals

individuals who report capital gains or losses

individuals who report employment expenses, or business or rental income and expenses

Volunteer tax preparation clinics are offered in various locations across Canada, generally between February and April of each year. Some clinics operate year-round.

Hours: Hours vary
Phone: Toll Free: General Income Tax Enquiries: 1-800-959-8281

Eligibility

Age 18 years and older; * Single person whose income is under $25,000 * Married/couple, or single parent with one child, whose income is under $35,000 * Add $2,000 per child to ($35,000) for basic family income * If married or living common-law applicant must provide the spouse's income * Interest Income less than $1,000

Application

Appointments for housebound individuals only can be booked beginning in mid February.

Fees

None

Accessibility

Unknown; Accessibility varies depending on clinic location

Languages

English; French

Areas Served

Hamilton (City of); Halton Region; Haldimand County; Brant County; Norfolk County

Agency Type

Federal Government