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Local Tax Clinics, Guelph and Wellington County

Site: No Physical Location

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, 519-546-1521, linh@canadianhouseconsulting.com 
Secondary Contact: Marilyn Taupan, 647-865-2717, marilyn@canadianhouseconsulting.com 
Address: 1083 Gordon St, Suite 108, Guelph ON N1G 0E8 
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes 
Hours: Every Fri 10:30 am-3 pm (until 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: Holy Rosary Parish 
Address: Holy Rosary Community Room, 175 Emma St, Guelph ON N1E 1V6 
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes 
Hours: 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: Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington 
Primary Contact: Dayami or Viktoria, 519-836-2222 
Address: 104 Dawson Rd, Unit 102, Guelph ON N1H 1A6 (intersection of Dawson Rd and Speedvale Ave W) 
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes 
Hours: Mon 6 pm-8:30 pm (until Apr 23); Sat 9:30 am-12 noon (until Apr 28) 
Clinic Type: By appointment 
Returns prepared: Current year only 
Languages: English, French, Arabic, Cantonese, Hindi, Italian, Mandarin, Persian, Serbian, Spanish, Vietnamese, Amharic; service also provided in Dari, Nepali, and Tigrigna 
Clientele: Newcomers 
 
Organization: South End Neighbourhood Group 
Primary Contact: Kovarthanan Konesavarathan, 226-500-1926, koba19k@hotmail.com 
Address: 111 Colonial Dr, Guelph ON N1L 1R3 
Additional building information: Use side door from the parking lot side 
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes 
Hours: every second Sat 5:45 pm-8 pm, Apr 28-May 12; every second Sat 5:45 pm-8 pm, Jun 2-Jun 30 
Clinic Type: By appointment 
Returns prepared: Current year and prior year returns 
Languages: English, Russian, Tamil 
Information: Client must provide all forms and receipts. Does not serve clients that exceed the suggested income. Clinic is open to Tamil and Russian speakers (no requirement to reside in South End neighbourhood) 
 
Organization: West Willow Village Neighbourhood Group 
Primary Contact: Linda Busuttil, 519-826-9930, linda@westwillowvillage.ca 
Address: 495 Willow Rd, Guelph ON N1H 7C7 
Additional building information: Located in the portable behind Westwood Public School 
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes 
Hours: every Thu 4 pm-6 pm (until Apr 26); every Sat 10 am-3 pm (until Apr 28); every Mon 10 am-3 pm (until Apr 30) 
Clinic Type: Walk-ins, By appointment 
Returns prepared: Current year and prior year returns 
Languages: English 
Clientele: General Public 
Information: First come, first served. House visits for housebound clients. Appointments preferred. 
 
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 
 
Other Tax Preparation Services 
 
Organization: Community Resource Centre of North and Centre Wellington 
Phone Number: Outreach and Support Line 519-843-7000 ext 1 
Clientele: Low income individuals and families 
Information: Call Outreach and Support Line for information. Drop-off sites located at Second Chance Employment and Counselling, Fergus; Ontario Works, Fergus Office (County of Wellington); Agilec, Mount Forest; Wellington County Learning Centre, Arthur
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