Appointments are being taken starting Feb. 22 for income tax returns to be prepared for free in Abbotsford for low-income people. (Pixabay stock photo)

Appointments are being taken starting Feb. 22 for income tax returns to be prepared for free in Abbotsford for low-income people. (Pixabay stock photo)

Appointments taken for free income-tax service in Abbotsford

Spots open in March and April for program for low-income people

Appointments can be booked starting Monday, Feb. 22 for a free income-tax preparation program in Abbotsford for people with low incomes.

Tax returns are completed free of charge by volunteers in March and April through a collaboration between the Canada Revenue Agency and the Clearbrook Golden Age Society.

The program serves individuals with an income of up to $35,000 and couples with an income of up to $45,000.

There will be no in-person contact with clients. All communication will be done via email or phone.

Phone appointments can be booked starting Feb. 22 by calling the front desk on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Fridays from 9 a.m. to noon at 604-744-0109.

Openings will be available Monday to Friday in March and April from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m.

Returns for clients who have email will be done depending on when the tax preparer is able to start working on them. Email inquiries can be sent to incometax@gardenparktower.ca.

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