Volunteer Income Tax Program

Community Volunteer Income Tax Program

Canada Revenue trains volunteers recruited by Family & Community Support Services to prepare tax returns. This program was created to help low income individuals and seniors complete their income tax return at no cost. For assistance with your tax return, or to find out if you are eligible for the program, call 780-980-7109.

Eligibility criteria

Taxpayer status Family Income
Single Person Up to $30,000
Couple Up to $40,000
One adult with one child Up to $40,000
Three people Up to $42,500
Four people Up to $45,000
Five people Up to $47,500
More than 5 people $47,500 plus $2,500 for each additional person

Some guidelines do apply: volunteers will NOT prepare income tax returns with:

  • Capital gains
  • Farming income
  • Rental income
  • Self-employed income
  • Fishing income
  • Bankruptcies
  • Deceased persons
  • Interest income exceeding $1,000

 

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