Local Tax Clinics, Guelph and Wellington County

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Notices
Public Comments New clinic times and locations will be added as the information becomes available. 
 
Volunteers do not complete income tax returns for deceased persons, bankrupt individuals, or individuals who have capital gains or losses, employment expenses, business or rental income and expenses, or major investments.
Contact Information
Alternate Name Community Volunteer Income Tax Program ; CVITP ; Income Tax Clinics ; Volunteer Tax Preparation Clinics
Website www.cra-arc.gc.ca/volunteer
Located In Community Guelph
Physical Access Unknown - varies by location - call for details
Description & Services
Description (Service) Free tax preparation clinics for individuals with a modest income and a simple tax situation who are unable to complete their income tax and benefit return themselves. Where indicated, call ahead to book an appointment at the desired location.  
 
Clinics listed below are offered through the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP) of the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), a collaboration between the CRA and community organizations. Organizations host tax preparation clinics and arrange for volunteers to prepare tax returns for eligible individuals. 
 
See Community Volunteer Income Tax Program for more information. 
 
Volunteers do not prepare complex returns for: deceased persons; bankruptcy; capital gains or losses; self employment; business or rental income and expenses, employment expenses 
 
2017 Tax Preparation Clinics through Canada Revenue Agency (1-800-959-8281): 
 
Organization: Community Resource Centre of North and Centre Wellington 
Contact Person: Alyssa Cunningham or Ron MacKinnon 
Phone Number: 519-843-7000 
Location: Fergus, ON (the address will be provided when booking appointment) 
E-mail: acunningham@communityresourcecentre.org 
Clinic Dates: Feb 20-Apr 30 
Clinic Type: With appointment and drop off 
Client Type: For all 
Language: English 
Number of Volunteers: 6 
Notes: Prior and current year returns 
 
Organization: East Wellington Community Services (Erin) 
Contact Person: Barb Carscadden 
Phone Number: 519-856-2113 ext 224 
Location: 45 Main St, Erin 
E-mail: barb.c@ew-cs.com 
Clinic Dates and Times: Mar 22, Apr 5, Apr 12: 3 pm-6:30 pm  
Clinic Type: With appointment 
Client Type: Resides within local community 
Language: English 
Number of volunteers: 2 
Notes: Current year returns only 
 
Organization; Holy Rosary Parish 
Contact Person: Jim Weir 
Phone Number: 519-993-6326 
Location: 175 Emma St, Guelph 
E-mail: jim-liz.weir@sympatico.ca 
Clinic Dates and Times: Mar 4, 18, 23, Apr 29: 12:30 pm-4 pm 
Clinic Type: Without appointment and drop off. Walk ins are welcome 
Client Type: For all 
Language: English, Italian 
Number of volunteers: 5 
Notes: Clinic location is wheelchair accessible. Prior and current year returns. 
 
Organization: Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington 
Contact Person: Amenda Ng / Kathy Zhao 
Phone Number: 519-836-2222 
Location: 104 Dawson Rd, Ste 102, Guelph 
E-mail: ang@is-gw.ca or kzhao@is-gw.ca 
Clinic Dates and Times: Mar 4, 25, Apr 1, 8: 9:30 am-12 noon; Mar 6, 20, 27, Apr 3, 10, 24: 6 pm-8:30 pm 
Clinic Type: With appointment 
Client Type: For newcomers only 
Language: Amharic language, Arabic, Cantonese, Hindi, Italian, Mandarin, Serbian, Spanish, Vietnamese, English 
Number of volunteers: 22 
Income Information: Does not serve clients that exceed the suggested income 
Notes: Clinic location is wheelchair accessible. Prior and current year returns 
 
Organization: Shelldale Better Beginnings Better Futures 
Contact Person: Margie Shaver 
Phone Number: 519-824-8498 
Location: 20 Shelldale Cres, Guelph 
Clinic Dates and Times: Apr 7: 10 am-3 pm 
Clinic Type: With appointment 
Client Type: Resides within local community 
Language: English, Hindi, Punjabi 
Number of volunteers: 8 
Income Information: Does not serve clients that exceed the suggested income 
Notes: Current year returns only 
 
Organization: West Willow Village Neighbourhood Group 
Contact person: Linda Busuttil 
Phone Number: 519-826-9930 
Location: Westwood Public School Campus, 495 Willow Rd, Guelph 
E-mail: info@westwillowvillage.ca 
Clinic Dates and Times: Mar 4, 25, Apr 1, 22: 9 am-12 noon; Mar 23, Apr 6: 1 pm-3 pm; Mar 23, 25, Apr 6: 7 pm-9 pm 
Clinic Type: With appointment. Walk-ins are welcome. 
Client Type: For all 
Language: English 
Number of volunteers: 12 
Notes: Clinic location is wheelchair accessible. Prior and current year returns. 
 
Organization: West Willow Village Neighbourhood Group 
Contact person: Legal Aid Clinic 
Phone number: 519-821-2100 
Location: 176 Wyndham St N, Guelph 
Clinic Dates and Times: Mar 6, 13, 20, 27, Apr 3, 10, 24: 1 pm-3 pm 
Clinic Type: With appointment. Walk-ins are welcome. 
Client Type: For all 
Language: English 
Number of volunteers: 2 
Notes: Clinic location is wheelchair accessible. Prior and current year returns. 
 
2017 Tax Preparation Clinics Offered by Other Organizations: 
 
Organization: Evergreen Seniors Community Centre (in partnership with the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario) 
Phone Number: 519-823-1291 
Location: 683 Woolwich St, Guelph  
Clinic Dates and Times: during Mar, call for specific dates 
Clinic Type: With appointment 
Client Type: For older adults with an annual income under $30,000 (single); $40,000 (couple) 
Language: English 
Notes: Appointments are free for eligible tax filers 
 
Organization: Evergreen Seniors Community Centre (in partnership with Sharon Lamers) 
Phone Number: 519-823-1291 
Location: 683 Woolwich St, Guelph 
Clinic Dates and Times: Mar 13, 20, 29; Apr 10, 19: 9am-3 pm 
Clinic Type: With appointment 
Client Type: Resides within local community 
Language: English 
Notes: Fees apply; include all taxes, schedules, forms and e-filing
Hours Hours vary
Areas Served Guelph ; Wellington County
Eligibility CVITP Income Eligibility Criteria (suggested maximum income levels serve as a guideline only): 
Single individuals with an annual income of $30,000 or less; 
One adult with one dependant with an income of $35,000 or less -- add $2,500 for each additional dependant; 
A married or common law couple with an income of $40,000 or less -- add $2500 for each dependant; 
Interest Income under $1,000 
 
**Local community organizations have flexibility to adjust eligibility criteria for tax filers based on local economic considerations, the population served, and their own capacity 
 
Eligible taxpayers may include: low income seniors, individuals with disabilities or on social assistance, students, and newcomers to Canada. Call 1-800-959-8281 for information.
Application See individual listing for clinic type (with or without appointment)
Languages English
Fees None - for clinics hosted through Community Volunteer Income Tax Program
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Federal
Subjects
Service Categories Tax Preparation Assistance