Free tax clinics

Free tax clinics

Through the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program, community organizations host free tax clinics where volunteers file tax returns for eligible people.

COVID-19 update:

Community organizations are hosting free virtual tax clinics. Volunteers may be able to complete and file your taxes for free, by videoconference or by phone. To find a free virtual clinic, please check our directory or if you live in Quebec, contact Revenu Québec.

Services and information

Get your taxes done at a free tax clinic

This page details everything you need to get your taxes done at a free tax clinic. Find out if you are eligible to get your taxes done for free.

Find a tax clinic in your area

There are free tax clinics across Canada. Locate the free tax clinic that best suits your needs.

Volunteer at a free tax clinic

Discover the benefits of volunteering at a free tax clinic. This page explains everything you need to become a volunteer.

Host a free tax clinic

Learn about the benefits of participating in the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program.

Income Tax Assistance – Volunteer Program (for residents of Quebec)

Find out how to help others, or get help with your taxes in Quebec.

Free tax clinics host’s identification number

What your identification number is for and how it works.

Grant for hosting free tax clinics

Funding may be available for eligible organizations that host free tax clinics.

Individual tax filing assistance

Between April and October 2021, CRA agents will be calling select people to offer help to do their taxes over the phone.

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