Referrals - Income Tax Preparation - Community Advocacy & Legal Centre

Referrals - Income Tax Preparation

 We do not assist in the area of tax law or income tax preparation.  We do offer the following referrals:

Help with Income Tax Preparation

Several organizations offer free help for disabled or low income persons to complete their income tax forms (during tax season).


The Community Volunteer Income Tax Program  (Sponsored by Canada Revenue Agency February-April) has volunteers across Canada. Call 1-800-959-8281 or search their list of volunteer tax clinics held in Ontario to find one near you.


Community Care and Pensioners Concerned offices frequently offer free tax services for simple returns for low-income or disabled people.  Call the one in your area for more information.

Canadian Hearing Society - (for the Deaf only) - 613-966-8995 or TTY: 1-877-872-0586


Quinte Immigration Services - help for newcomers to Canada - 613-968-7723

Online Tax Assistance Software

TurboTax is also offering a free online tax preparation service (nothing to download) to individuals with simple tax returns (only income to claim). This program is free for people of all income levels. See their website at is offering free online tax preparation where the total family income is $20,000 or less. UFile immediately checks your browser for compatibility and lets you know if there are any problems. Visit their website at from MacroNT Inc. is another online service that provides free income tax preparation, regardless of income, for simple returns. More information is available at:


H&R Block offers both web-based and downloadable tax preparation software free to those with yearly income of $20,000 or less.  Visit

Offline (Downloadable) Tax Preparation Software

StudioTax is free, downloadable tax software for all Canadians who do their own income tax returns, regardless of income.


TaxTron offers a free tax preparation software (download only) for individuals.  You only pay if you are going to print or Net File your return. Free for income under $31,000.  Visit their website at