Learn about income tax clinics and some of the tax programs that you may benefit from.

It is worth filing income tax, especially for lower income people. You can only get these benefits if you qualify and file income tax yearly.

Canada Child Benefit (CCB)
Tel: 1-800-387-1193 
Canada Child Tax Benefit is a tax-free monthly payment made to eligible families to help them with the cost of raising children under age 18. Additional benefits for children with a disability.

Child and Family Tax Benefits Information
Website covers the provincial and federal tax benefits for children and families.

GST/HST Credit
GST/HST Credit program issues payments to Canadians with low and modest incomes. Helps offset all or part of the GST/HST they pay on goods and services. Assessment based on filed tax return, those eligible are contacted; if you have a spouse or common law partner, only 1 receives the credit.

Income Tax Clinic @ Oak Ave Neighbourhood Hub
12740 – 102 Ave Surrey BC
Tel: 604-582-7088    
For low income families and individuals. Appointment required. Runs during March and April each year.

Income Tax Clinic @ Sources BC
Offers year round tax clinics for people who are low income and have simple tax returns.  Current and past years.  You need not be a resident of Surrey.  Locations are:
Newton:  #102-13771 – 72A​ 
Tel:  604-596-2311 (by app.)
White Rock:  882 Maple St White Rock 
Tel: 604-542-4357 (drop-in)

Income Tax Clinic @ Surrey Libraries
Yearly income tax clinic for low income residents of Surrey. Typically held between late March and then through April. Ask at your local branch in early March for details.

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