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Tax clinic: Free income tax return preparation

Our annual tax clinic connects you with Canada Revenue Agency’s Community Volunteers Income Tax Program. Sessions are 30-45 minutes long, for one individual. Note that you will be assisted by volunteers, not CRA Agents. In order to be eligible, you must be a North Shore resident.

Our 2021 tax clinic is closed. We look forward to seeing you in 2022. Please check this page during the tax season next year.

In 2020 our clinic was conducted via zoom or over the phone. We’ll assess the situation next year to decide if next year's clinic will be virtual or in-person.


2021 clinic eligibility criteria and documentation requirements

Please note, these criteria were for the 2021 clinic, which is now over. Criteria for 2022 may be slightly different.

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)

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 please contact Shideh Taleban at 604-998-3476 or

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

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