Description (Service) Free income tax clinic 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. E-filing is also provided at no cost. Income limits $35000 single and $45000 couples, 5000 for each child.

Call MP's office to make an appointment or drop in. Current and prior year returns. Free clinic available all year

Virtual tax returns completed too call the office to make an appointment.
Service Details
Hours Mon-Sat 9 am- 4:30 pm - MP's office
Areas Served Goderich - and area
Eligibility 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 Call for appointment to have return prepared or drop off
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Goderich
Address & Map
204-173 Strang Court
Goderich, ON N7A 3G9
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone Goderich 519-524-6560, Port Elgin 519-832-2999, Ottawa 613-995-1522 - Ben Lobb MP
Toll Free Phone 1-877-524-6560 - Ben Lobb MP
Fax Goderich 519-612-1141, Port Elgin 519-832-2995, Ottawa 613-995-6350 - Ben Lobb MP
Primary Contact Doneen Blum-MacCandless, Volunteer Coordinator and Income Tax Preparer and eFile, Ben Lobb's Office, Goderich; Email:
Alternate Contact Bill Strong, Constituency Assistant, Ben Lobb MP's Goderich office; Phone: 1-877-524-6560
Volunteer Coordinator Doreen Blum MacCandless, Co-ordinator Goderich, Ben Lobby MP; Phone: 519-524-6560

Agency Overview

Similar Service(s)