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Free Income Tax Clinic

Each year, Parkdale CHC hosts a free income tax clinic for low income singles and couples during the months of March and April.  This clinic is presented in partnership with St. Christopher House's Financial Advocacy Program.

Individuals or couples can book an appointment to have a community volunteer assist in the completion of your return.  All volunteers are trained by the Canada Revenue Agency.

To qualify, your total income from 2012 must be less than:

  • $30,000 - if you are single
  • $35,000 - if you are single with 1 child ($2,500 extra for each child under 18 years)
  • $40,000 - if you are a couple ($2,500 extra for each child under 18 years)

When you arrive for your appointment, please ensure you bring:

  • Receipts for all sources of income, which may include one or more of the following:
    • Income receipts (T4)
    • Statement of Pension, Retirement, Annuity, and Other Income (T4A)
    • Statement of Old Age Security (T4A OAS)
    • Statement of Canada Pension Plan Benefits (T4A(P))
    • Statement of Employment Insurance and Other Benefits (T4E)
    • Statement of RRSP Income (T4RSP)
    • Statement of Benefits (T5007)
    • Universal Child Care Benefit statement (RC62)
    • Working Income Tax Benefit advance payments statement (RC210)
  • Tuition receipts (T2202A slips)
  • Rent receipts and your landlord's name
  • Receipts for medical expenses, including medications, eye exams, eye glasses, etc.
  • Receipts for child care
  • Receipts for child activities
  • TTC weekly passes (must have a minumum of four consecutive weekly passes to qualify) or monthly metropasses
  • Charity receipts

If you require an interpreter, please bring your own.

Tax clinics will be held on Tuesdays from 10AM to 3PM at Parkdale Community Health Centre from Tuesday March 5th until Tuesday April 30th. An appointment is required. Please note that the last appointment of the day will be booked at 2:30PM.

We are only booking appointments for 2012 tax returns only. If you would like to file your taxes for 2011 or earlier, please call Maria at St. Christopher House at 416.848.7980.

To confirm your eligibility, book an appointment, or for more information, please call and leave a voicemail message: 415.537.2455, extension 242.


Family Day Weekend Closure

Parkdale CHC will be closed on Saturday February 16th and Monday February 18th for Family Day.

Have a fantastic and safe holiday weekend!


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Have you accessed medical care or participated in programs or services at Parkdale CHC in the last year? If so, we would like to hear from you!

To complete a 2013 Client Satisfaction Survey, you can:

  • Drop by the Centre in person and request a copy from Reception.
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