Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments For how to get tax forms, see Application field below. 
As Apr 30, 2017 is a Sunday, Canada Revenue Agency has announced deadline as May 1, 2017 (for more details see here)
Contact Information
Website www.cra-arc.gc.ca/tx/ndvdls/vlntr/menu-eng.html
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Physical Access Unknown - may vary by location, call hosting organization to inquire
Agency Information
Legal Status (40) Federal Government
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) YEAR-ROUND FREE ASSISTANCE:  
1. Canada Revenue Agency can provide some help and answer questions by phone, Toll-free 1-800-959-8281  
2. Nael Mohamed-Hasen, I-Match Smart Consulting Services (ISCS), 647-779-8031 or email nael@imatchconsulting.com * provides year-round help for those who meet the CRA low-income qualifications (see 'Eligibility' below) * by appointment only, Saturdays and Sundays 1 pm-6 pm, downtown Burlington * prior and current year returns * Arabic and English * wheelchair accessible  
3. Links2Care (Georgetown office) provides year-round tax filing assistance for people with low income * can backfile returns for up to 10 years (paper filing, rather than electronic) * contact Brenda at Links2Care 1-866-920-6502 x 23 * do not need to be existing Links2Care client or live in Georgetown, but the service is available only at the Georgetown office 
 
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Tax filing online 
Only CRA-certified software may be used, see list here 
* some may allow free use by those with lower net incomes, students and/or first-time tax filers  
* some may allow you to file for previous years 
 
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Important notes 
* tax clinic gives you a 1-page summary while you are there, which you should keep (no 'full return' can be printed) 
* after CRA reviews your return, it will mail you a Notice of Assessment which you should keep 
* tax clinic cannot access your information after return is filed, for all tax problems call Canada Revenue Agency 1-800-959-8281 
* If you lose your 1-page summary and need proof of income, you may be able to use Notice of Assessment (Note: for housing applications HATCH actually prefers the Notice of Assessment, and will also accept applications with NO documentation, if proof of income is provided later) 
* If your lose your Notice of Assessment, you can get a replacement from Canada Revenue Agency 1-800-959-8281 (takes about 2 weeks)
Hours Call for information
Dates Volunteer Clinics: March and April
Areas Served Burlington
Eligibility For people with modest income and simple tax situation only, low income guidelines may change each year  
* in general, low income guidelines are about $30,000 for individuals, $40,000 for couples, and varying levels for families, based on number of children 
* for more information see here, or call Canada Revenue Agency 1-800-959-8281 
 
Clinics do not complete returns for tax situations involving any of the following: 
* deceased persons 
* bankruptcy 
* self-employment 
* capital gains/losses 
* employment expenses 
* business or rental income and expenses
Application What to bring to tax clinics: 
* all tax forms, last year's Notice of Assessment from Canada Revenue Agency, rent/property tax receipts, and medical receipts if over 3% of income 
 
To volunteer as an individual see here, for community organizations offering space see here
Languages English
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Tax Preparation Assistance

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