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Income Tax Clinic

Opened March 1, 2023

We host a free tax clinic ran by volunteers to help eligible individuals file taxes. Please read below for more information and eligibility.

This year our income tax clinic will be held in-person and virtually

Virtually by:

  • zoom
  • Whatsapp


  • Drop Off (see Hours Below)
  • Appointment


Individuals must have modest income and a simple tax situation

Serving populations include (but not limited to)

  • adults 65 years and older
  • housing-insecure individuals
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Modest-income individuals
  • newcoers
  • persons with disabilities
  • students

Modest Income

Family SizeTotal Family Income
1 Person$35,000
2 People$45,000
3 People$47,500
4 people$50,000
5 people$52,500
more than 5 people$52,500, plus $2,500 for each additional person

Simple Tax Situation

A tax situation is simple if an individual has no income or if their income comes from these sources:

  • employment
  • pension
  • benefits:
    • Pension plan
    • Old Age Security
    • Disability insurance
    • employment insurace
    • social assistance
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plans (RRSPs)
  • Scholarships, fellowships, bursaries, or grants
  • interest (under $1000)

NOT a Simple Tax Situation

  • Self-employment income or employment expenses *(see exception 1)
  • Business income and expenses
  • rental income and expenses
  • interest income over $1,000
  • Capital gains or losses
  • Bankruptcy in the tax year (or the year before, if that return has not yet been filed)
  • deceased person
  • Foreign income **(see Exception 2)

* Exception 1

Individuals who have a T4A slip, Statement of Pension, Retirement, Annuity, and Other Income, that shows self-employed or business in box 048 may be eligible to have their tax return completed through the CVITP if all of the following conditions are met:

  • the total income in box 048 is under $1,000
  • no expenses are claimed
  • the individual is not registered as a GST/HST registrant and is not required to be one

** Exception 2

Individuals who receive U.S. Social Security benefits are eligible to have their tax return completed through the CVITP. Any other type of foreign income (including a foreign pension) would not be considered a simple tax situation.

For more information the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program click below

Drop Off & In-Person Appointment

LOCATION: 5 Wakunda Place, North York, ON M4A1A2

HOURS: Thursdays 11am-2pm

DATE: March 2, 2023 – April 30, 2023

Map of 5 Wakunda Pl, North York, ON M4A 1A2

Book In-Person Appointment

Thursdays 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm (Appointment Only)

Starting April 6 to April 30 2023.

Virtual Income Tax Clinic -Book Appointment

Appointments can be booked for out virtual income clinic below.

  • Currently days available are Sundays, Tuesdays, and Saturdays evenings.
  • When filing virtually you must show valid ID. Please bring valid ID to appointment.
  • We will be using, zoom or whatsapp. Cameras need be on so we are able to check ID.
  • March 5, 2023 and April 9, 2023 income tax clinic is closed

VIRTUAL Appointments Below