• Income Tax Program

Registration for the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program is now open.

United Way Centraide North East Ontario/Nord-est de l’Ontario (UWCNEO), in partnership with Canada Revenue Agency, is offering the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program again this year. Our trained volunteers will assist low-income earners file their income tax returns either over the phone.

Qualifying individuals can register online to have their income tax returns filed at no charge. Individuals unable to register online may call the United Way office at 705-560-3330 ext. 210 and leave a message. One of our volunteers will return your call as soon as possible. 

Please note, wait times may be lengthy due to the high number of participants. All clients will be contacted in sequence to have their taxes completed over the telephone.

Register for Waitlist

Preparing For Your Appointment

In preparation for your phone or in-person appointment with our volunteers, we ask that you gather all your tax documents as you would if you were having your taxes filed with a business. Visit the Canada Revenue Agency website to to learn more.


Eligibility Criteria

In order to be eligible, individuals must have a modest income and a simple tax situation. Clients must:

- Not be self-employed (incl. income from delivery or driving services)

- Not have sold a property in the past year

- Not own foreign property worth over CAD $100k

- Not own rental properties

Family Income thresholds are as follows:

- 1 person  ... $35,000 or less
- 2 persons ... $45,000 or less

- 3 persons ... $47,500 or less
- 4 persons ... $50,000 or less
- 5 persons ... $52,500 or less

For more information about the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program and to register, please email info@uwcneo.com or call (705) 560-3330 ext. 210