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Free Income Tax Clinic

Since 2005, Townshippers’ Association has helped low-income taxpayers to receive or continue receiving tax credits and benefits by participating in the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP).

Established by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), volunteer tax preparation clinics across the country assist eligible taxpayers who have low income,  such as social assistance recipients, newcomers to Canada, seniors and students, who have simple, non-complex tax situations.

As a community partner, Townshippers’ and a team of dedicated volunteers have helped members of the English-speaking community to prepare and file their taxes. In our first year the service assisted about 45 clients, by 2012 that number had grown to 200.

Are you eligible for help?

You may be eligible if you have a modest income and a simple tax situation. 

  

A simple tax situation means you have no income or if your income comes from these sources:

 employment

 pension

 benefits such as CPP, disability, CCB, EI, social assistance

 RRSP

 support payments

 scholarships, fellowships, bursaries or grants

 interest (under $1,000)

Your tax situation is not simple if you:

 are self-employed or have employment expenses

 have business or rental income and expenses

 have capital gains or losses

 file for bankruptcy

 are completing a tax return for a deceased person

Book your spot

Due to the high volume of clients and in order to ensure the confidentiality of your information, please note that this service is offered by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, contact 819-566-2182 or [email protected]. Remember to bring your tax information slips and receipts with you.

If you are ineligible for this service but need help finding an income tax service near you, contact our Information & Referral Service at 819-566-2182 or Canada Revenue Agency at 1-800-267-6999.

If you are eligible for this service, but our Sherbrooke and Lac-Brome offices are too far, consult the CRA’s list of  Volunteer Tax Preparation Clinics for a location near you.

Pour un service en français dans la région de Sherbrooke SVP veuillez contacter Solutions Budget Plus au 819-562-8656

* information provided by the Canada Revenue Agency and Revenu Québec

Need to reach us?

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[email protected]

Head office

100 – 257 Queen Sherbrooke, QC J1M 1K7 819-566-5717 toll free: 1-866-566-5717

Branch office

3-584 Knowlton Lac-Brome, QC J0E 1V0 450-242-4421 toll free: 1-877-242-4421

Office Hours

Monday - Thursday
9 am - 12 pm | 1 pm - 4:30 pm
excluding statutory holidays

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