Services

Tax Service

Every year, Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) provides a free, community income tax clinic (during March and April) for individuals who need assistance with filling income taxes.  These tax clinics operate under a first come, first serve basis and really appreciate your patience and understanding that this is a very busy time with many individuals needing to file their income taxes.   Please review our Income Tax Frequently Asked Questions.

In order to assist all students quickly as possible, volunteers at the tax clinic will ask students to bring the following documents and information with them to the clinic:

  • Social insurance Number (SIN)    OR    Individual Tax Number (ITN)
  • T2202A (Tuition fees paid for the tax year) — this can be found through the University's Student Service Centre (SSC)
  • T4A - Scholarship and Bursaries
  • T4 - Employment Income and Deductions — this will be provided to you by your employer(s)

Please note that the U-PASS fee is no longer able to be claimed as a taxable benefit.

Please note that these Tax Clinics are only able to assist students with simple tax returns (e.g. you have all of the required documents - see list above) and who are only filing for the most recent past income tax year.   Students who have more complex income tax requirements or who are submitting multiple income tax years, are encouraged to seek the professional advice of an accountant immediately.

The UBCSUO 2018 drop-in tax clinic is open in the UNC 105 building, weekdays from 11:00am until 3:00pm.  This is a first come, first serve clinic.  You must be a UBC Okanagan student and bring your government-issued identification, T2202A and any T4's with you.

If you still require assistance with their tax return, please use the Community Income Tax Clinic link or please seek assistance of a  professional accountant.
 


There are other organizations with in the community which provide the same tax clinic format, please visit the Canada Revenue Agency Community Income Tax Clinics information page for more details: 
www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/tax/individuals/community-volunteer-income-tax-program.html

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