Canada. Canada Revenue Agency - Grey Bruce

Site: Bruce County Public Library, Chesley Branch

Service: Community Volunteer Income Tax Program

Record #: BRU0355
Last Modified: 30 Apr 2024
Last Full Update: 21 Feb 2024


Description (Service) For individuals unable to complete their income tax and benefit return themselves and are unable to pay for assistance, the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP) may be able to assist. Volunteers can help complete the income tax and benefit return if income is low and tax situation is simple.

Can prepare current and previous years' returns.

Service Details

Hours By appointment - Mondays, Mar 18, 2023-Apr 29, 2024, excluding Easter Monday (Apr 1)
Areas Served Bruce County
Eligibility These suggested maximum income levels should serve as a guideline only

Single individual - up to $35,000
Two-person family - up to $45,000 (combined income of a couple, or one adult with one child under 18)
+ add $2,500 for each additional dependent child in the family

Interest income limited to under $1,000

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
  • individuals who report employment expenses, or business or rental income and expenses

Eligible taxpayers normally served by the CVITP include:
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Low-income individuals and social assistance recipients
  • Newcomers to Canada
  • Seniors
  • Students
Application Call for appointment.
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Arran-Elderslie
Address & Map
Bruce County Public Library - Chesley Branch; 73 Second Ave SE
Arran-Elderslie, ON
Canada N0G 1L0
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Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-363-2239
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Primary Contact Brandy Patterson, Assistant Branch Supervisor; Email:
Mailing Address Bruce County Public Library - Chesley Branch; 73 Second Ave SE 
Arran Elderslie, ON 
Canada N0G 1L0

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