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How to Access Provincial Tax Services

Contact Information
Alternate Name CV19
Office Phone General information or to book an appointment with a Ministry of Finance Tax Office representative 1-866-668-8297 (1-866-ONT-TAXS) 
* Ontario Child Benefit program general information (Ministry of Children and Youth Services) 1-866-821-7770 
* specific information about payments (Canada Revenue Agency) 1-800-387-1193
TTY Phone Ontario only 1-800-263-7776 
* Ontario Child Benefit program - for general information, call 1-800-387-5559 
* specific information about payments (Canada Revenue Agency) 1-800-665-0354
Fax 1-866-888-3850
Primary Executive Hon Rod Phillips, Minister of Finance
Located In Community Oshawa
Mailing Address c/o Ministry of Finance - Tax Information Centre 
Michael Starr Bldg 
33 King St W, 9th Fl 
Oshawa, ON L1H 8H5
Physical Access Not Applicable
Description & Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 Update: Tax filing season for individuals has been extended from Apr 30 to Jun 1, 2020, charities Dec 31, 2020. Some call centre services may be closed or have long wait times; phone lines receiving COVID-19 inquiries only.
* Ministry of Finance's Tax Information Centre located at 33 King St W, Oshawa, is temporarily closed for in-person service until further notice
* Service Ontario locations may be closed, visit: ServiceOntario Centre closures for more information

Ontario Ministry of Finance administers the province's major tax statutes, tax credits, incentives and benefit programs. Benefit, tax credit and other Ontario programs for individuals and businesses include:
* Ontario Child Benefit
* Ontario Guaranteed Annual Income System (GAINS)
* Ontario Senior Homeowners Property Tax Grant
* Ontario Trillium Benefit
* Apprenticeship Training Tax Credit
* Co-operative Education Tax Credit
* Ontario Innovation Tax Credit
* Ontario Clean Energy Benefit program

Note: NO WALK-IN SERVICE / DROP OFF at Ministry of Finance Tax Offices
Meetings with ministry representatives are available by appointment only. See list of Tax Office locations

In-person services for Ministry of Finance clients are available at certain ServiceOntario locations, including Guelph (1 Stone Rd W) and Kitchener (30 Duke St W, 2nd Fl)

Ontario Child Benefit is a program developed by Ontario and administered on its behalf by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)

Contact the Canada Revenue Agency at 1-800-959-5525 or 1-800-665-0354 (TTY) for inquiries relating to the Ontario Small Business deduction, including:
* basic corporate income tax
* corporate minimum tax
* capital tax
* special additional tax on life insurers
* personal income tax
* Corporations Information Act Annual Return

For more information, visit Canada Revenue Agency - Ontario Provincial Corporation Tax
Hours Provincial tax office locations Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Provincial tax credits and benefits are available to single people and families, including single parent families, seniors and First Nations.

Ontario Child Benefit (OCB):
* tax-free amount provided to low and moderate-income families with children younger than 18 years
* families are automatically considered after filing their annual income tax return
* eligibility is determined following assessment of applicant's income tax return from the previous year and registration of the child for the federal Canada Child Benefit
* OCB payments are delivered with the Canada child benefit in a single monthly payment
* to determine eligibility and to apply, call 1-800-387-1193 or visit Canada Child Benefit
* Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) administers OCB along with other provincial / territorial child and related benefit programs

For a complete index, visit Ontario Credits, Benefits and Incentives
Application Ontario Ministry of Finance representatives are available to discuss tax issues by appointment only - call for information
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Service Categories Provincial/Territorial Tax Collection Agencies ; Provincial/Territorial Tax Information