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 individuals completing a tax return for a deceased person, individuals who are self-employed or have employment expenses, have business or rental income and expenses, have capital gains or losses, or have filed for bankruptcy
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 Varies by location - see individual listing 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 
 
2018 Tax Preparation Clinics through Canada Revenue Agency (1-800-959-8281): 
 
Organization: Canadian House Consulting 
Primary Contact: Linh Nguyen 
Phone Number: 519-546-1521 
E-mail: linh@canadianhouseconsulting.com 
Secondary Contact: Marilyn Taupan 
Phone Number: 647-865-2717 
E-mail: marilyn@canadianhouseconsulting.com 
Address: 1083 Gordon St, Suite 108, Guelph ON N1G 0E8 
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes 
Hours: Every Fri 10:30 am-3 pm (Mar 2-May 4) 
Clinic Type: By appointment, drop-offs 
Returns prepared: Current year and last year returns  
Languages: English, Tagalog, Vietnamese 
Clientele: General Public  
Number of Volunteers: 2 
Information: Client must provide all forms and receipts. Appointments preferred. Government Issued ID required.  
 
Organization: East Wellington Community Services (Erin) 
Primary Contact: Julia Martin  
Phone Number: 519-833-9696 
E-mail: julia.m@ew-cs.com 
Address: 45 Main St, Erin ON N0B 1T0 
Additional building information: Enter through main door. Clinic is held on ground floor of building. 
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes 
Hours: Every second week on Wed 3 pm-6:30 pm, next clinic during week of Mar 21 (until Apr 4); Apr 11: 3 pm-6:30 pm 
Clinic Type: By appointment 
Returns prepared: Current year only 
Languages: English 
Clientele: Resides within local community 
Information: Client must provide all forms and receipts. Does not serve clients that exceed suggested income. 
 
Organization: East Wellington Community Services (Rockwood) 
Primary Contact: Barb Carscadden 
Phone Number: 519-856-2113 
E-mail: barb.c@ew-cs.com 
Secondary Contact: Julia Martin 
Phone Number: 519-833-9696 
E-mail: julia.m@ew-cs.com 
Address: 107 Harris St, Rockwood ON N0B 2K0 
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes 
Hours: Mar 28: 3 pm-6:30 pm 
Clinic Type: By appointment 
Returns prepared: Current year only 
Languages: English 
Clientele: Resides within local community 
Information: Client must provide all forms and receipts. Does not serve clients that exceed suggested income. 
 
Organization; Holy Rosary Parish 
Address: 175 Emma St, Guelph ON N1E 1V6 
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes 
Hours: Mar 3, 17, 22, Apr 28: 12:30 pm-4 pm 
Clinic Type: Walk-ins 
Returns prepared: Current year and prior year returns 
Languages: English, Italian 
Clientele: Seniors, Persons with disabilities, social assistance recipients 
Information: Client must provide all forms and receipts. First come, first served. Use parish office entrance. 
 
Organization: Italian Canadian Club of Guelph 
Address: 135 Ferguson St, Guelph ON 
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes 
Hours: Every second week on Tue 4:30 pm-7 pm, next clinic during week of Feb 27 (until Mar 13); Tue 4:30 pm-7 pm (beginning Mar 27, until Apr 3) 
Clinic Type: Walk-ins 
Returns prepared: Current year and prior year returns 
Languages: English, Italian 
Clientele: Seniors, persons with disabilities, social assistance recipients 
Information: Client must provide all forms and receipts. First come, first served. 
 
2018 Tax Preparation Clinics Offered by Other Organizations: 
 
Organization: Evergreen Seniors Community Centre (in partnership with Sharon Lamers) 
Phone Number: 519-823-1291 
Address: 683 Woolwich St, Guelph ON N1H 3Y8 
Hours: Mar 12, 19, 28, Apr 11, 23: 9 am-3 pm; Apr 5,10, 24: 4 pm-8 pm 
Clinic Type: With appointment 
Languages: English 
Information: Fees apply; includes all taxes, schedules, forms and e-filing; payment accepted as cash, cheques, or e-transfers
Hours Hours vary
Areas Served Guelph ; Wellington County
Eligibility CVITP Income Eligibility Criteria (you may be eligible if you have a modest income and a simple tax situation): 
One person: annual income of $30,000 or less; two persons: total family income of $40,000; three persons: $42,500; four persons: $45,000; five persons: $47,500; more than five persons: $47,500 plus $2,500 for each additional person 
 
Interest Income: under $1,000 
 
**Local community organizations have the flexibility to adjust eligibility criteria for tax filers based on local economic considerations, the population served, and their own capacity - inquire about specific local requirements 
 
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 - and other languages as noted
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