Canada. Canada Revenue Agency [Central East]

Site: Owen Sound -YMCA Employment Services

Service: Community Volunteer Income Tax Program

Record #: GRE0417
Last Modified: 02 Feb 2022
Last Full Update: 02 Feb 2022


Description (Service) COVID-19 Response 
The free income tax clinics are open for drop-off service. There are no in-person appointments. Call 519-371-9222, press 6, ask for Kara (or leave a message) or email Kara will respond with instructions to arrange drop off. Drop off will be at the YMCA Owen Sound Grey Bruce Employment Services office in Owen Sound.  
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 COVID-19 Call to make arrangement for drop off or to arrange for virtual clinic
Dates Mar 1, 2022-Jan 1, 2023
Areas Served Owen Sound - 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: 
* Aboriginal peoples 
* Low-income individuals and social assistance recipients 
* Newcomers to Canada 
* Students
Application Call or email for instructions to arrange drop off.
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Owen Sound
Address & Map
Professional Centre
945 3rd Ave E, Ste 23
Owen Sound, ON N4K 2K8
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Intersection 3rd Ave and 10th St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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