International & Exchange  Student CentreWestern International

Income Tax Clinic for International Students

Every year, the International and Exchange Student Centre offers a FREE Drop-In Income Tax Clinic for Western's International Students and their spouses/common-law partners.

Dates: Monday, March 10 - Friday March 28, 2014 (Monday to Friday)
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.(Note: please arrive before 3:00 p.m. if you would like to be assisted)
Location: Dr. David S. H. Chu International Student Centre, Room 2130, WSS

A few things to note:

Volunteers will be available to help you get started (e.g., determining residency status, what forms to use), answer any questions you may have, and teach you the process of how to complete a Canadian income tax return. Please note that volunteers will NOT be completing the forms for you. If you have specific questions while completing your form, we can help you.

IESC’s Income Tax Clinic for International Students is a registered community partner under the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP).

Who can be helped during the Income Tax Clinic for International Students?

The International and Exchange Student Centre's Tax Clinic for International Students is able to assist current Western University International Students, Western University students who are new Permanent Residents filing their taxes for the first time, and their spouses/common-law partners, who have low income and simple, non-complex tax situations.

Our tax clinic follows the suggested eligibility guidelines of Canada Revenue Agency's Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP).

Our volunteers are only able to assist with the current tax year's tax return.

What documents should I bring with me to the Income Tax Clinic?

Please bring the following applicable documents with you to the income tax clinic:

Relevant forms and guides will be available at the Income Tax Clinic for International Students. Alternatively, you can pick up Income Tax Return Package at any Canada Post Office.

The Deadline to complete and mail your Income Tax Form is April 30th of each year (for the period of January to December of the previous year).