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For Immediate Release:
February 24, 2016
 
 
 

Tax Preparation Assistance Available for Low-income Individuals and Families

 

BRAMPTON, ON (Feb. 24, 2016) – Starting Saturday, March 5 the Region of Peel, together with the Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) of Ontario, is offering tax preparation assistance for low-income individuals and families in Peel. As part of the Canada Revenue Agency’s (CRA) Community Volunteer Income Tax Program, the Peel Chapter will prepare tax returns on select Saturdays throughout March and April 2016.

The program connects professional accountants to taxpayers who need help filing their tax returns. Peel Chapter CPAs and the Region’s Human Services staff will donate their time to help residents in need access professional help to prepare their taxes. Peel has offered this program since 2004, with more than 1,000 returns filed in 2015.

Tax preparation services are available to individuals who meet the following criteria:

Taxpayer

Family Income

Individual

$30,000

Couple

$40,000

Advance sign-up is required and required documentation will be outlined at the time of appointment booking.

Session Dates and Locations

Dates

Locations

Saturday, March 5, 2016
Saturday, March 19, 2016
Saturday, April 23, 2016
Saturday, April 30, 2016

9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Region of Peel Human Services Department
10 Peel Centre Dr., Suite B, Brampton ON L6T 0E6

Advance sign-up required in person or by calling 905-793-9200, ext. 8203

March 5, March 19 and April 23: Tax returns for 2014 and 2015 only.

April 30: Tax returns for 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 only.

Map: http://mapq.st/excS57

Saturday, March 12, 2016
Saturday, April 2, 2016
Saturday, April 16, 2016

9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Region of Peel Human Services Department
7120 Hurontario St., Mississauga ON L5W 1N4

Advance sign-up required in person or by calling 905-793-9200, ext. 8427

March 12 and April 2: Tax returns for 2014 and 2015 only.

April 16: Tax returns for 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 only.

Map: http://mapq.st/yeB7Xt

Saturday April 9, 2016

9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Peel Youth Village

99 Acorn Place, Mississauga ON L4Z 4E2

Advance sign-up required. Call 905-791-5576, ext. 0

April 9: Tax returns for 2014 and 2015 only.

Map: http://mapq.st/eeObmP

Please note the CPA’s will not be able to complete returns for the Province of Quebec.

For more information about the CRA’s CVITP, including information about other locations and dates in Peel, visit cra-arc.gc.ca.

The Regional Municipality of Peel was incorporated in 1974 on the principle that certain community and infrastructure services are most cost-effectively administered over a larger geographic area. The Region of Peel serves more than one million residents in the Cities of Mississauga and Brampton and the Town of Caledon. For more information on the Region of Peel, please call 905-791-7800, or visit peelregion.ca.

 

MEDIA CONTACTS:

Amanda Tran
Communications Specialist, Human Services
Region of Peel
905-866-7412

Communication Services, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton, ON L6T 4B9
Phone: 905-791-7800, Fax: 905-791-0595, e-mail


Revised:

www.peelregion.ca

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