Volunteers prepare tax returns for free in Abbotsford

The program is available, starting Feb. 29, to low-income people

Volunteers will be available in Abbotsford

Volunteers will be available in Abbotsford

Volunteer secretaries are needed to assist with a program that prepares income tax returns free of charge for low-income people starting at the end of this month.

The secretaries will cover phone calls and appointment scheduling.

Low-income people with simple tax situations will be able to get tax returns done for free by volunteer tax preparers from Feb. 29 to April 30.

The program is a collaboration between the Canada Revenue Agency and the Clearbrook Golden Age Society.

The program serves individuals with an income of up to $30,000 and couples with an income of up to $40,000.

Clinics are conducted at Garden Park Tower (#106 2825 Clearbrook Rd.) from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. every day except Sunday.

Drop by the office to book an appointment or call 604-744-0109. Those interested in becoming a volunteer secretary are asked to call 604-853-5532.

For more information, visit cra.gc.ca/volunteer.