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Free Tax Filing Event

April 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Learn how you can get free money by filing your taxes

Drop in to have your taxes filed for FREE by Canada Revenue Agency volunteers and learn how you may be eligible for tax credits and monthly benefits. Enter to win a door prize at the event!

Register online

Possible benefits you may be eligible for:

  • Canada Child Benefit: up to $541/month
  • Canada Learning Bond: up to $2,000/child
  • Child Disability Benefit: up to $230/month
  • Disability Tax Credit: up to $8,113/year
  • Canada Disability Savings Bond: up to $20,000 / lifetime
  • GST/HST Credit: up to $47/month
  • Working Income Tax Benefit: up to $1,903/ year
  • Seniors Benefits

Find out if you’re eligible for other matched contribution savings grants to help you save for you and your family’s future.

What to bring

To ensure that your return is completed accurately, please ensure the you have all of the necessary information as it applies to your situation.

Please bring information slips:

  • T3
  • T4RSP
  • T4
  • T5007
  • T4A
  • T5
  • T4A (P)
  • T4 (OAS)
  • RC62
  • T4RIFT4U

Please also bring:

  • Student loan interest
  • Donations
  • Children’s Art Amount (Provincial only)
  • Medical Expenses (receipts)
  • RRSP contributions
  • Education/ tuition ( T22024)
  • Disability amount (T2201)
  • Disability amount for dependent
  • Children’s Fitness Tax credit (receipt)
  • Canada caregiver amount

Other information to bring:

  • Your SIN , your spouse’s SIN and your dependents’ SIN
  • Dependant’s names and birth dates
  • Details of spouse/dependents income
  • Date of arrival to Canada and status (newcomers)
  • For couples, both partners must be present to file

Types of tax-filers we cannot serve

  • Bankruptcies
  • Business/Rental Income or expenses
  • Self-Employed Individuals, Employment expenses
  • Capital Gains and Losses

We can serve tax filers:

  • Single Person (Income Threshold: 40,000 or less)
  • Couple (Income Threshold: 50,000 or less)
  • Couple with 1 dependent (Income Threshold: 52,500 or less)
  • Couple with 2 dependents (Income Threshold: 55,000 or less)
  • Couple with 3 dependents (Income Threshold: 57,500 or less)


April 12
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Family Services of Greater Vancouver


River Market
810 Quayside Drive
New Westminster, BC V3M 6B9 Canada
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Family Services of Greater Vancouver (FSGV)