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Service Description

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

  • Runs from January 1 to December 31, 2024.  
  • Note: may not be able to answer complex tax questions and does not prepare complex tax returns. Visit or call 1-800-959-8281 for complex tax information.


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

Appointments required for virtual, in-person, and drop-offs.

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.


No cost.

Business Line: 306-774-6170

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm. Open during lunch/dinner. Closed during holidays.

Service Website




Coverage Area

Swift Current

Languages Offered

English, Hindi, Malayalam, Tagalog, Tamil, Igbo, Russian, Spanish, Ukrainian, Yoruba

Southwest Newcomer Welcome Centre


237 Central Avenue North
Swift Current SK  S9H 0L3

Get Directions

The Southwest Newcomer Welcome Centre's physical office is located in the heart of downtown Swift Current.

Mailing Address

237 Central Avenue North
Swift Current SK  S9H 0L3

Location Info

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm


We do not have a designated parking space, but we have a ramp inside our building and washrooms are wheelchair accessible.

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