Income 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
Toll Free Phone Canada Revenue Agency general income tax inquiries 1-800-959-8281
Website www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/tax/individuals/community-volunteer-income-tax-program.html
Located In Community Guelph
Physical Access Fully Accessible
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 
 
2019 Tax Preparation Clinics through Canada Revenue Agency (for 2018 tax year): 
 
Organization: Canadian House Consulting 
Address: 1083 Gordon St, Suite 108, Guelph ON N1G 0E8 
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes 
Primary Contact: Linh Nguyen, 519-900-1022, linh@canadianhouseconsulting.com 
Secondary Contact: Marilyn Taupan, 647-865-2717, marilyn@canadianhouseconsulting.com 
Hours: Every Thu 10:30 am-12:15 pm, 1 pm-4 pm (Feb 28-May 2) 
Clinic Type: By appointment, drop-off 
Returns prepared: Current and prior years  
Languages: English, Tagalog, Vietnamese 
Clientele: Persons with disabilities, Students, Youth  
Number of volunteers: 3 
 
Organization: Community Resource Centre of North and Centre Wellington 
Phone: 519-843-7000; toll free 1-866-840-3249 
Clientele: Participants who meet financial eligibility criteria may have their income tax return prepared, completed, and filed at no cost 
Additional information: Call for information and clinic locations/drop-off sites 
 
Organization: Holy Rosary Parish 
Address: 175 Emma St, Guelph ON N1E 1V6 
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes 
Primary Contact: Jim Weir, 519-993-6326, jim-liz.weir@sympatico.ca 
Hours: Mar 2, Mar 16, Mar 21: 12:30 pm-4 pm; Apr 30: 4:30 pm-7 pm 
Clinic Type: Walk-in 
Returns prepared: Current and prior years 
Languages: English 
Clientele: General public/all persons 
Number of volunteers: 4 
Additional information: First come, first serve; Government issued photo ID required; Use rear/back entrance 
 
Organization: Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington 
Address: 104 Dawson Rd, Unit 102, Guelph ON N1H 1A6 
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes 
Primary Contact: Dayami Ramirez, 519-836-2222 ext 225, dramirez@is-gw.ca 
Secondary Contact: Liza Naeem, 519-836-2222 ext 262, Lnaeem@is-gw.ca 
Hours: Every Sat 9 am-12 noon (Mar 2-Apr 29); every Mon 4 pm-8 pm (Mar 2-Apr 29); every Thu 10 am-2 pm (Mar 2-Apr 29) 
Clinic Type: By appointment 
Returns prepared: Current year only 
Languages: English, French, Arabic, Farsi, Italian, Mandarin, Nepali, Pukhto (Pashto), Punjabi, Russian, Sinhala/Sinhalese, Spanish, Urdu, Vietnamese 
Clientele: Newcomers, Seniors, Social assistance recipients, Students, Youth 
Additional information: Appointments preferred; Government issued photo ID required; Client must provide all tax slips and receipts; Use main/front entrance 
 
Organization: Italian Canadian Club 
Address: 135 Ferguson St, Guelph ON N1E 2Y7 
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes 
Primary Contact: Jim Weir, 519-993-6326, jim-liz.weir@sympatico.ca 
Hours: Every Tue 4:30 pm-7 pm (Feb 26-Mar 12); every Tue 4:30 pm-7 pm (Mar 26-Apr 2) 
Clinic Type: Walk-in 
Returns prepared: Current and prior years 
Language: English 
Clientele: General public/all persons 
Number of volunteers: 5 
Additional information: First come, first serve; Government issued photo ID required; Use main/front entrance 
 
Organization: South End Neighbourhood Group 
Address: 140 Goodwin Dr, Guelph ON N1L 0G7 
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes 
Primary Contact: Koba Konesavarathan, 226-500-1926, koba19k@hotmail.com 
Hours: Every Sat 1 pm-4 pm (Jan 19-Jun 22) 
Clinic Type: By appointment, drop-off 
Returns prepared: Current and prior years 
Languages: English, Chinese, Russian, Tamil 
Clientele: General public/all persons, resides within local community 
Number of volunteers: 3 
Additional information: Appointments preferred; house visits for housebound clients, Client must provide all tax slips and receipts; Use rear/back entrance 
 
Organization: Trinity United Church 
Address: 400 Stevenson St N, Guelph ON N1E 5C3 
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes 
Primary Contact: Joyceline Nkfusai 
Hours: Mar 9, Apr 6: 9 am-12 noon 
Clinic Type: Walk-in 
Returns prepared: Current year only 
Language: English 
Clientele: General public/All persons 
Additional information: Does not serve clients that exceed suggested incomes; First come, first serve; Government issued photo ID required; Client must provide all tax slips and receipts 
 
Organization: West Willow Village Neighbourhood Group 
Address: 495 Willow Rd, Guelph ON N1H 7C7 
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes 
Primary Contact: Linda Busuttil, 519-826-9930, info@westwillowvillage.ca 
Hours: Mar 11, Mar 18, Mar 25: 10 am-4 pm; Mar 13, Mar 20, Mar 27, Mar 29: 5 pm-8 pm; Mar 9, Mar 23, Mar 30: 10 am-5 pm; Mar 14: 9 am-1 pm 
Clinic Type: By appointment, Drop-off, Walk-in 
Additional clinic information: Call to book an appointment 
Returns prepared: Current and prior years 
Language: English 
Clientele: General public/All persons 
Number of volunteers: 10 
Additional information: Appointments preferred; Does not serve clients that exceed suggested income; First come, first serve; House visits for housebound clients 
 
2019 Tax Preparation Clinics Offered by Other Organizations: 
 
Organization: Evergreen Seniors Community Centre (in partnership with Sharon Lamers, Bookkeeping and Income Tax Prep Services) 
Phone: 519-823-1291 
Address: 683 Woolwich St, Guelph ON N1H 3Y8 
Hours: Mar 11, Mar 19, Mar 25, Apr 8, Apr 16, Apr 22: 9 am-3 pm; Mar 28, Apr 2, Apr 18, Apr 23: 4 pm-8 pm 
Clinic Type: With appointment 
Additional clinic information: Call Evergreen Centre to book an appointment with Sharon 
Language: English 
Additional 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; one adult with a child $35,000 or less; for each additional child, add $2,500 to the suggested family income 
 
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 (40) Federal Government
Funding Federal
Subjects
Service Categories Tax Preparation Assistance