Record #: CWD0830
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 27 Feb 2023


Description (Service) For individuals requiring assistance to complete their income tax and benefit return and are unable to pay for assistance, the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP) may be able to assist. Volunteers E-File your return to CRA.

Can file 2017-2020 returns electronically, prior years require a mailed filing.

Service Details

Hours By appointment
Dates: Mar 4, 2023-Apr 27, 2023 for in-person clinic.
Returns can be done during the rest of the year, call or email to make arrangement.
Areas Served Elmvale ; Hillsdale ; Midland
Eligibility These suggested maximum income levels should serve as a guideline only:
  • Single: Up to $35,000
  • Couple: Up to $45,000
  • Up to $50,000 for a family of four.

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 Phone the Elmvale Library and leave your name and phone number and a volunteer will be in contact to arrange either an in-person or a virtual-by-phone appointment.
Drop off your tax documents, date of birth, contact information (name, address, phone and email address) at the library. Please place all paperwork inside a sealed envelope labelled INCOME TAXES and your name. A volunteer will prepare them and return them for pickup.
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Springwater
Address & Map
Springwater Library; 50 Queen St W
Springwater, ON
Canada L0L 1P0
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Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-322-1482, Elmvale Library
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Primary Contact Maggie Jenkins; Email:
Mailing Address Springwater Library; 50 Queen St W 
Springwater, ON 
Canada L0L 1P0

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