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. Efiling is also provided at no cost. 
Call MP's office to make an appointment or drop in * current and prior year returns * free clinic available all year
Service Details
Hours Mon-Sat 9 am- 4:30 pm - MP's office
Dates Year Round
Areas Served Goderich - and area
Eligibility These suggested maximum income levels should serve as a guideline only.  
Single: Up to $40,000  
Married or common law: Up to $50,000  
One adult with child: Up to $45,000 (Add $3,500 per additional child)  
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
103-45 Nelson St E
Goderich, ON N7A 1R7
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
Alternate Contact Bill Strong, Constituency Assistant, Ben Lobb MP's Goderich office; Phone: 1-877-524-6560

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