I have a suggestion that may help SO many of you ADDers out there…so please, at least call or visit the website to see if you qualify for this FREE SERVICE, OK?
This Community Volunteer Income Tax Program is nationwide and helps thousands of people every year.
The following information has been taken directly from the Canada Revenue Agency website http://cra-arc.gc.ca
If you are unable to prepare your income tax and benefit return yourself, the CVITP may be able to help you.
The CVITP assists eligible taxpayers who have low income, and simple,non-complex tax situations.
These suggested maximum income levels should serve as a guideline only.
|Taxpayer status||Family income|
|Single||Up to $25,000|
|Couple||Up to $35,000|
|One adult with child||Up to $30,000|
Local community organizations have the flexibility to adjust or set additional eligibility criteria for taxpayers based on the local economic environment, the population they serve, and their own capacity.
Volunteers do not prepare tax returns for complex situations such as:
- returns for deceased persons;
- individuals who file for bankruptcy;
- self-employed individuals;
- individuals who report capital gains or losses; or
- individuals who report employment expenses, or business or rental income and expenses.
Eligible taxpayers normally served by the CVITP include:
- Aboriginal peoples;
- Low-income individuals and social assistance recipients;
- Newcomers to Canada;
- Seniors; and
Volunteer tax preparation clinics are generally offered between February and April of each year in various locations across Canada, however, some tax clinics operate year round.
click on this link to see where you can find out if there is any help for you where you live:
or you can call Canada Revenue Agency 1-800-959-8281
Individual income tax enquiries – Extended hours of service
From February 20 to April 30, 2012, Individual income tax enquiries telephone agents are available Monday to Friday (except holidays) from 8:15 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. (local time) and from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturdays (except Easter weekend) by calling 1-800-959-8281. Our automated service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
OR you can contact me here on this site with the name of the city where you live and I will do my best to find someplace for you to get some help.