Free Income Tax Clinics in Durham

These clinics are available for people whose total family income is less than the amount below, and whose tax situation is considered simple.

  • One person - $30,000 or less

  • Two people - $40,000 (add $2,500 for each additional person in the family)

A tax situation is considered simple if you have no income or if your income comes from:  employment, a pension, benefits such as CPP, disability, CCB, EI, social assistance, RRSP, support payments, scholarships, fellowships, bursaries or grants or interest (under $1,000).

A tax situation is not simple when an individual: is self-employed or has employment expenses, has business or rental income and expenses, has capital gains or losses, files for bankruptcy or is completing a tax return for a deceased person.

During tax season many clinics can only file current year returns but some offer multiple year filing. If you need more than one year filed, please discuss at the time you book your appointment. 

You MUST phone to register for an appointment unless otherwise noted below.

 

Tax Clinics in Ajax

Ajax Public Library at 55 Harwood Ave. South – please call 905-683-4000 ext. 8813 for an appointment. This clinic offers both English and French volunteers.

Diverse Financial Group - please call 647-887-8725 for an appointment.

Islamic Society of Ajax at 1501 Harwood Avenue North - Please call for an appointment 647-896-2076. Service available in English, Hindi and Urdu.

Ontario Works office at 140 Commercial Avenue - please call 905-428-7400 ext. 6606 for an appointment or to drop off your forms. This clinic is for Ontario Works clients only.

People Tax Clinic - please call 416-458-8106 for an appointment.

Welcome Centre Immigrant Services at 458 Fairall Street, Unit 5 – please call 1-877-761-1155 for an appointment. This clinic is for newcomers who have been in Canada 5 years or less only.

 

Tax Clinics in North Durham

North House at 24 Toronto Street North, Unit #1, Uxbridge - Clinics are also available in Scugog and Beaverton. In Uxbridge/Scugog, please call 289-640-1929, ext. 104 for an appointment. In Brock, please call 705-432-8654, ext. 104.

 

Tax Clinics in Oshawa

AIDS Committee of Durham Region - Call for an appointment 905-576-1445, ext. 33 or ext. 17

Back Door Mission at 66 Simcoe Street South (behind Simcoe United Church) – please call 905-728-4664 for an appointment. This clinic is for Ontario Disability Support Program and Ontario Works clients only.

Conseil des Organismes Francophones de la Region de Durham, Suite 2D, 57 Simcoe Street South - please call 416-458-8106 for an appointment. Appointments are available in English or French.

Durham Region Housing clinic expanded - By appointment only. Please contact 905-666-6222, ext. 2458. For Rent Geared to Income residents of Lakeview Harbourside Community only (229 Lakeview Park Avenue, 1481, 1499, 1525 and 1520 Ritson Road South and 1490 and 1520 Birchcliffe Avenue), 416, 424, 432, 440 and 448 Malaga Road, and RGI tenants who live on Cedar Street, Carlton Court and Wasaga Court in Oshawa.

John Howard Society at 75 Richmond St. West – please call 905-579-8482 for an appointment.

MPP Jennifer French's Office at 78 Centre Street N, Unit 2 - please call 905-723-2411 for an appointment or to drop off your forms. This clinic is for residents of Jennifer French's constituency only.

Ontario Works office at 200 John St West, Unit C1A – please call 905-436-6747 ext. 5208 for an appointment or to drop off your forms. This clinic is for Ontario Works clients only.

Oshawa Public Libraries, Jess Hann Branch at 199 Wentworth St West - please call 905-579-6111 ext. 5861 for an appointment.

Oshawa Public Libraries, McLaughlin Main Library at 65 Bagot Street – please call 905-579-6111 ext. 5237 or ext. 5291 for an appointment.

 

Tax Clinics in Pickering

Welcome Centre Immigrant Services at 1400 Bayly Street, Unit 5 - please call 1-877-761-1155 for an appointment. This clinic is for newcomers who have been in Canada 5 years or less only.

 

Tax Clinics in Whitby

MP Celina Caesar-Chavannes’ office at 701 Rossland Rd East, Unit 204 – please call 905-665-8182 for more information

Ontario Works Office at 605 Rossland Rd. East – please call 905-666-6239 ext. 2722 for an appointment or to drop off your forms. This clinic is for Ontario Works clients only.

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