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Tax clinic: Free income tax return preparation [VIRTUAL]

Are you interested in filing your 2020 tax return? Connect with us and join Canada Revenue Agency’s Community Volunteer Income Tax Program for a 30 – 45 minute one-on-one session for one individual. Please note, the clinic is conducted either over Zoom or by phone, and you must be a North Shore resident. If you have any specific tax questions, please contact CRA at 1-800-959-8281. Note that you will be assisted by volunteers and not trained CRA agents.

Family size Total income
One person Up to $35,000
Couple Up to $45,000 (add $2,500 for each dependent)
One person/one dependent Up to $45,000 (add $2,500 for additional dependent)

Please bring your SIN card and all necessary documentation (i.e. T4, T5, or T5007 slips for 2020, medical receipts, tuition or school receipts (T2202), immigration papers, CERB info if you’ve received it), a copy of the previous year’s tax return and government issued photo ID.

We don’t complete tax returns for people who:

  • Are self-employed or have employment expenses
  • Have business income and expenses( unless income is in 048 on T4A slip and less than $1,000 with no related expenses)
  • Have interest income over $1,000
  • Have a capital gains or losses
  • Are filing or have filed for bankruptcy
  • Are completing a tax return for a deceased person

For more info and to register please contact Shideh Taleban at 604-998-3476 or staleban@cnv.org

This program is in partnership with the Canada Revenue Agency’s Community Volunteers Income Tax Program.

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