2017 Taxes: Free Tax Preparation Clinics, March & April 2018

The following information is made available by the Burlington Age Friendly Council
 

Eligibility

The following are available for individuals whose 2016 income does not exceed $30,000 for singles, $40,000 for couples; including not more than $1,000 interest income.

Clinics do not complete returns for tax situations involving any of the following:

 

  • Self employed or have employment expenses
  • Business or rental income and expenses
  • Capital gains or losses
  • Filed for bankruptcy
  • Tax return for a person who is deceased

What to bring to tax clinics:

  • all tax forms, last year’s Notice of Assessment from Canada Revenue Agency, rent/property tax receipts, and medical receipts if over 3% of income

Locations

  1. Drop-in (leave tax information, pick up completed return at a later date):

Office of Karina Gould, MP, Burlington Mall,,777 Guelph Line. Suite 209

March 6th to April 26th, Tue 10 am-2 pm * Wed 1 pm-4 pm * Thu 10 am-2 pm
*Drop off documents during clinic hours only (volunteers must be present) 

  1. Drop-in (tax return done while you wait):

Burlington Public Library, Central Branch, 2331 New St. Centennial Hall

Mondays, March 5th to April 30th: 9:30 am-3:00 pm

Clinics are likely to be less busy after 10 am, when initial   rush is over
Note there is no indoor waiting space at Central Library prior to 9:00 am

  1. For HMC Connections (formerly Halton Multicultural Council) Clients Only:

By appointment only:
HMC Connections, 760 Brant St

Thursdays, March 1st to April 26th: 9:30 am-3:30 pm

905-842-2486 ext. 238 to book an appointment
Clinics for clients only (includes those with low income * individuals receiving social assistance * students * seniors)
* Adult clients must attend in person

  1. Bill Caldwell, 905-633-9506 * Email: bill.caldwell@icloud.com * provides tax filling assistance (current year and prior years) for people with low income
  2. YEAR-ROUND FREE ASSISTANCE:
    Canada Revenue Agency can provide some help and answer questions by phone, Toll-free 1-800-959-8281
    *Clients must meet eligibility criteria
  3. Links2Care (Georgetown office) provides year-round tax filing assistance for people with low income * can backfile returns for up to 10 years (paper filing, rather than electronic) * contact Brenda at Links2Care 1-866-920-6502 * do not need to be existing Links2Care client or live in Georgetown, but the paper filing service is available only at the Georgetown office * electronic filing service is available for current year only by dropping off tax information to Oakville office.

Burlington Age-Friendly Council: info@burlingtonagefriendly.ca: www.burlingtonagefriendly.ca; 905-632-1975 ext. 35