Filing your taxes every year is important to ensure you are receiving all the government benefits and subsidies you are eligible for.

Even if you are not employed or do not have income, you still need to file your taxes. We can help with free tax filing.

Our service is free and confidential.

Are you eligible?

In order to be eligible for the CVITP, individuals must have a modest income and a simple tax situation.

This may include:

adults 65 years and older
housing-insecure individuals
Indigenous Peoples
modest-income individuals
persons with disabilities

Suggested income levels
Family size                 Total family income
1 person                       $35,000
2 people                      $45,000
3 people                      $47,500
4 people                      $50,000
5 people                      $52,500

More than 5 people, $52,500, plus

What is the process?

Gather all your documents listed in the “what you need to bring” section below.

Our volunteer will assist you to fill out the required forms and check your documentation to complete your tax return throughout the week.

Our volunteer tax clinic hours and location are below:

Monday to Wednesday

Orange Hub
10 am -4:30 pm

Thursday to Friday

Africa Centre
10 am – 4:30 pm

What you need to bring:

Government ID
Bank account number for direct deposit
Tax Slips:

T4, T4E, T5, T5007
T4A, T4A(P), T4A(OAS); Pension
T2202A; Tuition
Receipts For:

Charitable donations
Child Care
RRSP Contributions
Last Year’s Notice of Assessment
If you are missing any of these items, you can call CRA at 1-800-959-8281. We can still prepare your taxes if you do not have the above information. Just attend the Drop-Off Clinic for assistance.

We do not prepare:

Self-employed income tax
Rental income
Farming & fishing income
Deceased persons
Interest exceeding $1000

Other tax returns that require a professional accountant


Contact us here to book an appointment: (587) 545 2900 (Edmonton)

The number to call to book the service is (403) 554 2861 (Calgary)

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