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Free 2020 income tax preparation assistance in Richmond

11 February 2020 No Comment

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The deadline for filing your Canada Revenue Agency 2019 personal income tax is right around the corner. Remember, it’s important to file your taxes to whether you earn income or not to ensure you’re receiving all of the Canadian tax system benefits and credits.

Here are some of the organizations in Richmond and beyond offering free income tax preparation help for low income individuals ($35,000 annual income or lower, $35,000 to 37,500 with one child) and families ($45,000 dual annual income or lower). Please bring valid government-issued photo identification and all relevant documents such as T4, T5 and Canada Child Benefit slips.

Chimo Community Services (120-7000 Minoru Blvd.): Monday to Friday year-round — income tax form drop-offs preferred and service is available in English and Chinese. Call 604-279-7077 or email chimo@chimoservices.com to book an in-person appointment.

• CFC Tax Assist (132-7295 Moffatt Rd.): Feb. 29, March 1, 14, 15, 28, 29 and April 11, 12, 25, 26. Advanced registration is required, and service is available in English and Tagalog. Call or email Mylene at 604-370-0274 to book an appointment.

Douglas Students’ Union (first floor – 88 Seventh Ave., New Westminster): Monday to Friday from March 2 to April 30. Drop-ins only. Email dcbataxclinic@gmail.com for more information.

• Minoru Centre for Active Living (7191 Granville Ave.): March 16 to April 30. Must be a senior to qualify. Advanced registration is required, and service is available in English and Chinese. Call or email Angela at 604-238-8450, or Tammy at 604-238-8457, to book an appointment.

• Richmond Cares, Richmond Gives (190-7000 Minoru Blvd.): Year-round. Must be 55+ or disabled to qualify. Call 604-279-7020 or visit the office to book an appointment.

Richmond Centre for Disability (842-5300 No. 3 Rd.): March, 7, 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 11, 18, 25. Advanced registration is required with a $5 refundable cash or credit registration deposit. Call 604-232-2404 to book an appointment.

• Richmond Multicultural Community Services (210–7000 Minoru Blvd.): Monday to Saturday from March 2 to May 8. Advanced registration is required. Call 604-279-7160 or email info@rmcs.bc.ca to book an appointment.

Richmond Public Library (Brighouse branch second floor – 7700 Minoru Gate): March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 11, 18, 25. Sessions last up to 45 minutes. Advanced registration and library card are required. Call 604-231-6413 to book an appointment.

• Richmond Women’s Resource Centre (110-7000 Minoru Blvd.): March 24, 26, 31 and April 14, 15, 16. Women only please. Sessions last 30 minutes, and service is available in both English and Chinese. Call 604-279-7060 to book an appointment.

• S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Richmond Service Centre (220-7000 Minoru Blvd.): March 21 and April 18, 25. Membership is required — registration is available on-site. Call 604-279-7180 or visit the office to book an appointment.

The Lord’s Harvest Fellowship (100-7700 Minoru Gate): March 7, 14, 21, 28. Both advanced registration and drop-in are accepted. Call 604-520-0660/604-992-0771 or email Abdul to book an appointment.

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