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Do you need help with your tax return? If you have a modest income and a simple tax situation, volunteers at a free tax clinic may be able to complete your tax return for you.

Find out how to get your taxes done at a free tax clinic

Get your tax return done in Quebec

Volunteers with the Income Tax Assistance – Volunteer Program in Quebec complete both the federal and the provincial return. Learn more about the Income Tax Assistance – Volunteer Program offered in partnership with Revenu Québec.

Find a free tax clinic

Free tax clinics are generally offered between March and April across Canada, but some are open year-round. Tax clinics can be in person or virtual. Find the right clinic for you.

What you need

In order for volunteers to complete your income tax and benefit return for you, make sure you have your:

  • tax information slips
  • receipts
  • Social Insurance Number
  • identification

Tax information slips are prepared by your employer, payer, or administrator. You should have received most of your slips and receipts by the end of February. If you have not received them or have lost or misplaced a slip for the current year, ask for a copy from your employer or the issuer of the slip or call the CRA general enquiries line at 1-800-959-8281

A volunteer may also be able to retrieve some of your tax slips through the CRA’s online Auto-fill my return feature. This feature allows a volunteer to retrieve any tax slips that the CRA has available at the time of the request. Please note that not all volunteers are able to access this online feature.

If you need a slip for an earlier year, you may be able to get a copy through My Account or by speaking to one of our agents at 1-800-959-8281.

You can also visit Service Canada to get electronic versions of your current and previous tax slips for old age security (OAS), employment insurance (EI), and the Canada pension plan (CPP).

For more information, see Information slips – T4 and other slips.

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