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Canada. Canada Revenue Agency

Site: No Physical Location

Service: Community Volunteer Income Tax Program

Contact Details
Office Phone Toll free 1-800-959-8281
Site Details
Areas Served Niagara Region
Located In Community Niagara Region
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) The volunteer tax program is a collaboration between the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) and community organizations. The organizations host tax preparation clinics and arrange for volunteers to prepare income tax and benefit returns for eligible individuals who have a modest income and a simple tax situation.
Hours Call individual clinics for appointment hours
Dates Generally Feb - Apr * Some clinics may operate Jan-Dec
Eligibility Eligibility is based on family size. Total family income should be less than the information below: 
1 person - $35,000 
2 persons - $45,000 
3 persons - $47,500 
4 persons - $50,000 
5 persons - $52,500 
More than 5 persons - $52,500 plus $2500 for each additional person 
Simple tax situation 
In general, your tax situation is simple if you have no income or if your income comes from these sources: 
benefits such as Canada Pension Plan, disability, employment insurance, social assistance 
registered retirement savings plans (RRSP's) 
support payments 
scholarships, fellowships, bursaries or grants 
interest (under $1,000) 
Volunteers do not prepare complex returns, such as returns for individuals who
* have self-employment income; 
* have business or rental income and expenses; 
* have capital gains or losses; 
* have employment expenses; 
* file for bankruptcy; or 
* deceased
Application To find a clinic near you, visit the website or call the office number. Contact the agency holding the clinic directly for an appointment.
Languages English
Fees None
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Service Categories Tax Preparation Assistance

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