Canada. Canada Revenue Agency [Central East]

Site: Hanover

Service: Community Volunteer Income Tax Program

Record #: GRE0041
Last Modified: 03 Jan 2023
Last Full Update: 03 Jan 2023


Description (Service)

COVID-19 Response 
The free income tax clinics are open for drop-off service. There are no in-person appointments. Call 519-364-3163, ask for Karen (or leave a message) or email . Karen will respond with instructions to arrange drop off. Drop off will be at the YMCA Owen Sound Grey Bruce Employment Services office in Hanover. 
Virtual Tax Service is also now available. Tax preparation over the phone or online video chat. Call for information. 
Regular 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 Call to make arrangement
Dates Mar 1, 2023-Jan 15, 2024
Areas Served Hanover - and surrounding area
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 
* Students
Application Call for appointment
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Hanover
Address & Map
YMCA Employment Services
425 10th St
Hanover, ON N4N 1P8
Intersection 10th St and 12th Ave
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-364-3163
Primary Contact Karen Ruetz, Admin Resource Worker

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