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Service Description

Volunteers help prepare personal tax returns for individuals who have low income and a simple tax situation. 

  • Runs from February 20 to May 15, 2024. 
  • Note: may not be able to answer complex tax questions and does not prepare complex tax returns. Visit canada.ca/taxes or call 1-800-959-8281 for complex tax information.

Eligibility

Will complete current and prior year's returns. Individuals must have a modest income and a simple tax situation. The following information provides a guideline to determine what is considered a modest income. In general, a modest income means the total family income is less than the amount shown in the chart below, based on the size of the family. Family Size / Total Family Income: -1 person / $35,000 -2 people / $45,000 -3 people / $47,500 -4 people / $50,000 -5 people / $52,500 -5+ people / $52,500, plus $2,500 for each additional person. (Family Size includes an individual, or a couple, and their dependents). In general, a tax situation is simple if an individual has no income or if their income comes from the following 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)
Visit the website for further details. Volunteers do not prepare complex returns, such as returns with the following: self-employment income or employment taxes; business income and expenses; rental income and expenses; interest over $1,000, capital gains or losses; bankruptcy in the last year (or the year before, if that return has not been filed); deceased person; foreign property; foreign income. Some exceptions apply – visit the website for details.

Application Process

- Appointment required: book an "https://saskatoonfoodbank.org/tax-filing">appointment online.

If you have concerns with your phone, internet connection, or other accessibility barriers, call 306-290-8966 for help accommodating your needs.

Documents Required

- Government issued photo ID required.
- Tax slips and receipts. If you are missing a tax slip, you may be able to get a copy online - click here for further information.

Fees

None

Business Line: 306-260-3234

Hours of Operation

February 20 - May 15, 2024, by appointment only.

Service Website

www.saskatoonfoodbank.org/tax-filing

Facebook

www.facebook.com/yxefoodbank

Twitter

twitter.com/yxeFoodBank

Instagram

www.instagram.com/yxefoodbank

Email

cvitpcoordinator@saskatoonfoodbank.ca

Coverage Area

Saskatoon and surrounding area within a 50 kilometer radius.

Languages Offered

English

Saskatoon Food Bank & Learning Centre

Address

202 Avenue C South
Saskatoon SK  S7M 1N2

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Location Info

Hours of Operation

MAIN FACILITY AND WAREHOUSE:
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 11:45 am, 12:30p m - 4:00 pm
Closed weekends and statutory holidays.

CLIENT SERVICES (Emergency Food Hamper Program):
Monday - Thursday 8:30 am - 11:45 am, 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm; Friday 8:30 am - 11:45 am
Closed weekends and statutory holidays.

Accessibility

Wheelchair access - front or side or back doors; Wheelchair access - lowered elevator buttons; Wheelchair access - ramps; Wheelchair access - washrooms (at least one)

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