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. 
Will complete prior and current year returns.
Service Details
Hours Upon signing up, drop off dates and times will be provided to individuals.
Areas Served Bruce County ; Grey County
Eligibility These suggested maximum income levels should serve as a guideline only 
Single: Up to $35,000 
Married or common law: Up to $45,000 
One adult with child: Up to $40,000 (Add $2,500 per additional child) 
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; or 
* individuals who report employment expenses, or business or rental income and expenses. 
Eligible taxpayers normally served by the CVITP include: 
* Aboriginal peoples; 
* Low-income individuals and social assistance recipients; 
* Newcomers to Canada; 
* Seniors; and 
* Students
Application By appointment only No in-person clinics for 2021.  
Call the office of Alex Ruff, MP to leave a message for the Owen Sound CVITP who will return your call after 5 pm to arrange an appointment. Upon signing up, drop-off locations and dates will be provided to individuals. 
Do not call or go to any Community Living office, all appointments and inquiries are arranged through the office of Alex Ruff. 
Cancellations: 2 business days notice prior to appointment date is required to cancel an appointment. No shows will lose the privilege of using the clinic
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Owen Sound
Address & Map
1101 2nd Ave E, Ste 208
Owen Sound, ON N4K 2N5
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Intersection 2nd Ave E and 11th St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone Alex Ruff's Office: 519-371-1059

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