Tax Clinic

Want help with your taxes? Do you meet our eligibility criteria?

Join us for a Free Tax Clinic at Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House. Tax clinics are by appointment only – no drop-ins. To register, contact the front desk at 604-879-8208.

Criteria for the Free Tax Clinic

All tax returns done by the Free Tax Clinic are e-filed.  We do not do paper returns.  You must come by at the pre-arranged time with your tax documents and ID. 

Your income must be less than the following:

Family Size

Total family income under…

1 person


2 persons


Your income tax return must be simple. Your tax situation is simple if you have no income or if your income comes from any of these sources:

  • Employment
  • Pension
  • Benefits, such as Canada Pension Plan, Old Age Security, disability insurance, employment insurance, and social assistance
  • Registered retirement savings plans (RRSPs)
  • Support payments
  • Scholarships, fellowships, bursaries, or grants
  • Interest (under $1,000)

You do not meet the requirements for the free tax clinic if your income is above the estimated chart above or your tax situation is not simple and includes:

  • Being self-employed or having employment expenses
  • Having a business or rental income and expenses
  • Having a interest income over $1,000
  • Capital gains or losses
  • Foreign property (T1135)
  • Bankrupt individuals in the year of bankruptcy (or the year prior, if that return has not been filed)
  • Deceased individuals