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Want help with your taxes? Do you meet our eligibility criteria?

Join us for a free Tax Clinic at the Fernwood Community Centre. Running every Monday from 6-8pm until the end of April, 2020. Register on the day of at the front desk of the Fernwood Community Centre, 1240 Gladstone Avenue.


Criteria for the Free Tax Clinic

All tax returns done by the Free Tax Clinic are e-filed.  We do not do paper returns

Your income must be less than the following:

Family Size Total family income under…
1 person $35,000
2 persons $45,000
3 persons $47,500
4 persons $50,000
5 persons $52,500


Your income tax return must be simple. Your tax situation is simple if you have no income or if your income comes from any of these sources:

  • Employment
  • Pension
  • CPP, Disability insurance, employment insurance, or social assistance
  • Registered retirement savings plans
  • Support payments
  • Scholarships, fellowships, bursaries, or grants
  • Interest (under $1000.00)

You do not met the requirements for the free tax clinic if your income is above the estimated chart above or your tax situation is not simple and includes:

  • Being self-employed or having employment expenses
  • Having business or rental income and expenses
  • Having capital gains or losses
  • Filed for bankruptcy in the tax year you are filing
  • Are completing a tax return for a deceased person