Resuming Tax Clinics

Apr 20 2020

Resuming tax clinicsFor those receiving benefits (GST, Ontario Trillium Benefit and Canada Child Benefits) and are low income, these benefits will continue in July even if tax returns have not been submitted by June 1, 2020.  We will continue to run tax clinics through June, July and August as needed for individuals and families, including seniors, post secondary students and newcomers.

To book a phone interview, please email  tax-clinic@waterlooregion.org. Let us know if you are not receiving the Ontario Electricity Support Program relief and would need assistance.

UPDATE May 15, 2020: 

It was announced that Canadians currently receiving  GST/HST and/or Canada Child Benefit  and have not filed their tax return by June 1, 2020 will continue to receive these benefits  until September.  If tax returns are not filed by September 2020, benefits will be cutoff in October.

June 1, 2020 is still the deadline for those owing taxes for 2019 and the tax payment is due September 1, 2020.