Canada Revenue Agency

Community Volunteer Income Tax Program

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Record #: KNA0627 Last Modified: 30 Jul 2014 Last Full Update: 31 Jan 2013
Contact Information
Mailing Addressc/o CRA Surrey Tax Centre 
9755 King George Hwy. 
Surrey, BC V3T 5E1
Toll Free Phone1.800.959.8281
Websitewww.cra-arc.gc.ca/volunteer/
Description & Services
Service DetailsVolunteers prepare basic income tax returns enabling individuals to file for benefits they otherwise would not receive * Volunteers should have experience in preparing basic tax returns * A one day training session is provided each year to volunteers * volunteers do not complete income tax and benefit returns for deceased persons, bankrupt individuals, or individuals with capital gains/losses or with business or rental income and expenses and employment expenses
DatesMost activity is during the tax filing season from March to the end of April.
EligibilityIndividuals with low incomes and the inability to complete their own return * inability to pay for assistance * must meet the net income requirements * have a simple tax return
CostFree ; Organizations that offer this free service may have a donation box to assist in covering costs of supplies or to make a charitable donation
Organization TypesGovernment
Location
Located In CommunityBritish Columbia
Other Details
Former NameRevenue Canada