Karen McCrimmon

Your member of parliament for


Kanata-Carleton

Karen McCrimmon

Your member of parliament for


Kanata-Carleton

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Free Tax Clinics

Karen McCrimmon will be hosting free tax clinics in conjunction with the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program offered by the Canadian Revenue Agency. Eligible participants must have modest income levels and simple tax situations. Please register for an appointment by going to: http://karenmccrimmonmp.ca/events/

Please note that appointments are required and confirmation of registration will be provided by the constituency office.

Eligibility requirements:

You must have income that is less than the following income:

One person $30,000
One person with one dependent $35,000 (add $2,500 for each additional dependent)
Couple $40,000 (add $2,500 for each dependant)

You must have a simple tax situation:

In general, your tax situation is simple if you have no income or if your income comes from these sources:

  • Employment
  • Pension
  • Benefits such as CPP, disability, CCB, EI, social assistance
  • RRSP
  • Support payments
  • Scholarships, fellowships, bursaries or grants
  • Interest (under $1,000)

Your tax situation is not simple if you:

  • Are self-employed or have employment expenses
  • Have business or rental income and expenses
  • Have capital gains or losses
  • Have interest income over $1,000
  • File for bankruptcy
  • Are completing a tax return for a deceased person