SCSU Tax Clinic

The SCSU Tax Clinic, first operated in 2006, is a walk-in service held over two weeks available to all UTSC students.  In collaboration with the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP) from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), the Tax Clinic is a free service for UTSC students to complete their income tax and benefit returns.

We are a program that operates out of our 50 dedicated student volunteer staff and generous sponsors.  The Tax Clinic is also a program that allows for student development, providing an environment to exercise and learn valuable skills such as teamwork, communication, and tax filing.  We provide our volunteers with an intensive two day training session and opportunity to give back to the UTSC community.


About the CVITP

“The CVITP is an integral part of the CRA’s commitment to contribute to the well-being of Canadians and the efficiency of government by delivering world-class tax and benefit administration that is responsive, effective, and trusted.”

The SCSU is ecstatic to continue to collaborate with the CVITP to provide tax filing services to UTSC students.  For more information, please visit: http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/volunteer/


Our Mission

1. Provide a high standard of accurate and efficient tax filing services
2. Educate tax filers on the tax filing process, giving students the knowledge and confidence to prepare tax returns with minimal assistance
3. Development program for our student tax associate staff to strengthen and hone skills such as teamwork, communication, and working in a fast paced environment

Tax Filing Benefits

These presentations are meant for first time tax filers without any prior knowledge or have questions about their income tax returns.

Attend our FREE information session to prepare your documents and learn:
• How to maximize your tax refund and credits from the Canadian Government
• What documents and receipts you will need to file your taxes
• When to file and how much in total refundable tax credits ($$$) you can expect to receive

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