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Get help at a free tax clinic

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 Québec

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. Some clinics are even open year-round. 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 to 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 your employer, or the issuer of the slip, for a copy.

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 get your current year and prior year old age security (OAS), employment insurance (EI) and Canada pension plan (CPP) tax slips electronically, by visiting Service Canada.

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

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