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Once again we will be offering a free tax return preparation service provided through the
Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP).

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The Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP) has existed in Canada since 1971 and is a longstanding partnership between the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) and community organizations and their volunteers.

Reaching Out to Killarney and Area
Available year-round
In person or drop off
By phone or Zoom
2023 Tax Returns - Appointments begin February 15th
Call/text
204-720-4993
In person appointments available

Once again we will be offering a free tax return preparation service provided through the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP). Appointments are available starting Thursday, February 15th. Electronic filing begins on Monday, February 19th. This service is available to anyone in the community who qualifies to receive this free service.

This program helps ensure that seniors, newcomers, students and all low-income residents maintain access to all the benefits to which they are entitled.  Timely filing of your tax return will ensure you receive all the benefits you are entitled to including:

GST refunds | Disability Tax credits | Manitoba Rent assist | Pharmacare deductibles and more.

The Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP) has existed in Canada since 1971 and is a longstanding partnership between the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) and community organizations and their volunteers.

Please call Kathryn Anne Henry at 204-720-4993 to book an appointment
or arrange to drop off your information.

In Addition

The program has been available in Killarney for several years through 7th Street Access in Brandon (Prairie Mountain Health). Drop off is available at the Lakeland Regional Library, Tue - Sat 9 am to 4 pm. This service is available from March 6th to April 30. Jenn is their local volunteer - more information

Eligibility for Free Tax Preparation
Eligibility for Free Tax Preparation

 

This free tax clinic is to assist those with a simple tax situation. In general, a tax situation is simple if an individual has no income or if their income comes from these sources:

  • employment

  • pension

  • benefits, such as the Canada Pension Plan, Old Age Security, disability insurance, employment insurance, and social assistance

  • Registered Retirement Savings Plans (RRSPs)

  • scholarships, fellowships, bursaries, or grants

  • interest (under $1,000)


The suggested income level is:

  • 1 person with income under $35,000

  • 2 persons with income under $45,000  

  • 3 persons with income under $47,500   (each additional dependent add $2,500)

 

We are more than happy to discuss your situation and let you know whether you qualify for the free service.

Please call Kathryn Anne Henry to book an appointment or arrange to drop off your information.
204-720-4993

 

If you or someone you know is any of the following you could qualify. 

  • seniors

  • housing-insecure individuals

  • Indigenous Peoples

  • modest-income individuals and families

  • newcomers

  • persons with disabilities

  • students and youth

2022 Tax Season Statistics

Manitoba Statistics

  • 120 Community organizations participated

  • 480 Volunteers

  • 28,470 Individuals were helped

  • 34,820 Returns were filed

  • $99,586,000 in refunds and benefits

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