Woodsworth Cooperative
Tax Clinic

A WCSA x Rotman Commerce Collaboration.

About the Clinic

The Woodsworth Cooperative Tax Clinic is a collaborative effort between the Woodsworth College Students' Association and several RC student life academic and interest groups. The clinic is registered under the Canada Revenue Agency's Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP).Our goal is to deliver comprehensive tax assistance with current and past year returns for students with a simple tax situation. All University of Toronto students are eligible to receive assistance should they meet the additional criteria laid out in the eligibility section below.


Get notified

If you're interested in recieving assitance with your current year Canadian income tax return, drop your email and we'll get back to you with updates and news about our clinic's operations.


Tax Clinic Eligibility

The Woodsworth Cooperative Tax Clinic operates as part of the Canada Revenue Agency's Community Volunteer Income Tax Program which establishes particular criteria for the types of tax situations that volunteers can help out with.Before scheduling an appointment please ensure that you are eligible to receive assistance under the CRA's Community Volunteer Income Tax Program by pressing the "Check Eligibility" button below.

Book An Appointment

Appointments must be made with 24 hours prior notice. Before booking, please ensure that you meet the eligibility requirements. Book an appointment by clicking the tool below.


Tax Clinic Eligibility

Before scheduling an appointment please ensure that you are eligible to receive assistance under the CRA's Community Volunteer Income Tax Program by pressing the "Check Eligibility" button below.

Book An Appointment

Appointments must be made with 24 hours prior notice. Book an appointment by clicking the tool below.


Tax Clinic Eligibility

Before scheduling an appointment please ensure that you are eligible to receive assistance under the CRA's Community Volunteer Income Tax Program by pressing the "Check Eligibility" button below.

Attend a Drop-In Session

Virtual drop-in sessions are being held over zoom on April 30th, May 1st and May 2nd. To attend a session, click on the respective link on the day of the session.


Saturday, April 30th

Passcode: WCTC2022


Sunday, May 1st

Passcode: WCTC2022


Monday, May 2nd

Passcode: WCTC2022

Volunteer With Us

We're looking to hire 20-30 eager undergraduate students to help other students file their returns. While prior experience filing Canadian income tax returns is an asset for applicants, comprehensive training and guidance are provided to all volunteers.You can learn more about the Tax Clinic here.

Volunteer With Us

To apply, fill out the form below!Applications are due February 3rd, 2024 at 11:59PM EST, and are considered on a rolling basis.

Volunteer Interviews

Please use the scheduler below to book an interview. Note that due to the volume of applications, we will be conducting group interviews (maximum of 2 interviewees) for each 15-minute timeslot.If you have any questions, please contact us.

Tax Clinic Eligibility

Before scheduling an appointment please ensure that you are eligible to receive assistance under the CRA's Community Volunteer Income Tax Program by ensuring that you meet the criteria set out below.

In order to be eligible for the CVITP, individuals must have a modest income and a simple tax situation.

You're Eligible To Receive Assistance if:

1. Your Tax Situation is Simple.

In general, a tax situation is simple if an individual has no income or if their income comes from these sources:

  • Employment

  • Pension

  • Benefits, such as Canada Pension Plan, Old Age Security, disability insurance, employment insurance, and social assistance

  • Registered Retirement Savings Plans (RRSPs)

  • Support payments

  • Scholarships, fellowships, bursaries, or grants

  • Interest (under $1,000)

2. You have a modest income.

The following table provides a guideline to determine if an individual is eligible for the CVITP:

Family SizeTotal Income
1 Person$35,000
2 People$45,000
3 People$47,500
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You Might Not Be Eligible If:

1. You have a complex tax situation.

We cannot prepare returns containing the following:

  • Self-employment income or employment expenses

  • Business or rental income and expenses

  • Interest income over $1,000

  • Capital gains or losses

  • Foreign property (T1135)

  • Bankrupt individuals in the year of bankruptcy (or the year prior, if that return has not been filed)

  • Deceased individuals

2. You do not have a modest income.

If your income from all sources is significantly greater than $35,000 you may not be eligible to receive assistance from a community tax clinic.

Consider filing yourself using UFile, for FREE.

If you're not eligible to receive assistance from a community clinic, you can file for free using UFile.The Canadian Federation of Students and UFile ONLINE have joined together to provide Free online tax preparation and filing for all Canadian post-secondary students.


Still not sure if you're eligible? Contact Us.

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