DCBA Tax Clinic

Monday - Friday | March 1st - April 30th
10:00AM - 5:00PM
All services will be online via Zoom 

Scroll down for more details and eligibility.

Location https://zoom.us/j/97290460414

Contact dcbataxclinic@gmail.com

DSU DCBA Tax Clinic

www.dc-ba.com/taxclinic

ONLINE ONLY! NO IN-PERSON SERVICE IS AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME.

The DCBA Tax Clinic is a free tax preparation service organized by student volunteers. Held over a two month stretch (March and April), it's free to all Douglas College students and the general public (with certain income restrictions).
We're CRA certified and trained by professional accountants. Last year, students were trained by staff from MNP, where our team processed over 1700 tax returns.

Monday - Friday | March 1st - April 30th
10:00AM - 5:00PM
All services will be online via Zoom
(Tax clinic will be closed weekends, holidays and April12th to 23rd due to Finals).

DO I QUALIFY?
You're eligible if you are:

Single with an income under $35,000
Married with with a combined income under $45,000

You're ineligible if you are:
- Self-employed
- Bankrupt
- Deceased
- Have capital gains

Questions? Email: dcbataxclinic@gmail.com

ONLINE DROP INS ONLY, NO APPOINTMENTS

WHAT'S NEXT?
The service operates on a walk-in basis. Appointments are not necessary. Scheduling appointments are not permitted.
Check the service schedule. It's subject to change.
To avoid logjams, try to drop-in at an optimal time.
Please bring: all applicable tax forms (T4, T4A, T5, T2202A, RRSP, transit receipt, medical receipts, charity receipts, etc.), last year's notice of assessment, a piece of government ID, USB stick for saving your e-file.

H&R Block Savings Program - Available until April 14th!

As a member of your student benefit plan, you have access to our preferred provider network, which includes our newest provider H&R Block! This exclusive program offers cost savings and value-adds to help you save money!

H&R BLOCK -
With tax season fast approaching, this partnership couldn’t have come at a better time. H&R Block specializes in tax preparation services and has over 1000 offices across Canada.

SAVING IS EASY -
You can have your tax return prepared by an H&R Block expert or you can prepare your return independently using H&R Block’s software.

You’re entitled to discounts on tax preparation:
- New clients of H&R Block receive 20%* discount
- Prior clients of H&R Block receive 10%* discount

You will need to visit H&R Block where you can find a coupon to present at point of service to enjoy these savings.

Should you prefer to complete your tax return independently using H&R Block’s tax software, please visit the site to get a coupon code that will allow you to:
- Access the free version** of the tax software
- Save 15%** on any paid tax software add-ons or upgrades

All of these offers expire April 14th, 2021.
https://www.mystudentplan.ca/dsu/en/select-savings

UFile

Students can file their taxes free with UFile.

To be eligible You must:
- be a resident of Canada
- have tuition fees and have attended school for at least one month during the tax year being prepared
- be designated as the FAMILY HEAD (the primary member of the family) for purposes of your tax file in UFile.

For information got to http://www.ufile.ca/tips-and-tools/file-for-free#students

Simple Tax

Looking for support on how to file your own taxes. Simple Tax is step by step document to support you filing your own taxes. If you were a student in 2020, this guide will give you helpful information about filing your 2020 Income Tax and Benefit Return.

https://www.canada.ca/content/dam/cra-arc/formspubs/pub/p105/p105-01-20e.pdf

If you are in Canada as an international student, go to canada.ca/taxes-international-students.

The Douglas Students’ Union is not responsible or liable for any tax filling issues that arise when you are completing and filing your own taxes or when using any of the programs listed above.