Low-Income Tax Clinics

The City of Brantford recognizes that some residents may need support filing their 2021 taxes. If you belong to a low-income household in need of tax filing services, volunteers at the following agencies are available to support you.

Please contact the organizations below for further information and details on what documents you will need to present. Volunteers are able to assist on a case by case basis, with drop-off and pick-up options available. 

Eligibility may vary. To qualify for these services, the maximum household income of each client will be reviewed.   

Low-income Tax Clinic Organizations

Senior's Resource Centre

783 Colborne St. Unit 1, Brantford ON, N3S 3S3

Phone: 519-309-0032

Clinics formally begin on February 22, 2022, to December 31, 2022. Before coming to the Centre, individuals should phone to ensure that someone is available to take an appointment. 

Eligibility: An income of below $35,000 per year for an individual, or below $45,000 per year for a couple

Salvation Army Paris - Brant County Residents Only

25B Dundas St. W., Unit B, Paris ON, N3L 1E9

Phone: 519-442-3432

Clinics formally begin on February 24, 2022, to December 31, 2022. Please call to make an appointment and arrange curb-side service

Eligibility: An income of below $40,000 per year for an individual.

Office of MP Brock of Brantford-Brant

3-108 St George St., Brantford, ON, N3R 1V6

Phone: 519-754-4300 

Tax clinics will be offered by appointment starting from March 1, 2022, to April 28, 2022

Eligibility Requirements include a total income per Household Unit for taxpayers with

  • 1 person = $35,000
  • 2 persons = $45,000
  • 3 persons = $47,500
  • 4 persons = $50,000
  • 5 persons = $52,500
  • 5+ persons = $52,500 plus $2,500 for each additional person
Silver Lining Tax Clinic - Seniors Only

Available Virtually

Phone: 519-362-4836

Tax clinics will be offered by virtual appointments only, starting from March 1, 2022, to April 30, 2022

Eligibility Requirements include a total income per Household Unit for taxpayers with:

  • 1 person = $35,000
  • 2 persons = $45,000
  • 3 persons = $47,500
  • 4 persons = $50,000
  • 5 persons = $52,500
  • 5+ persons = $52,500 plus $2,500 for each additional person
Brantford Chinese Alliance Church

Available Virtually

Phone: 289-309-5889

Tax clinics will be offered by virtual appointments only, starting from March 1, 2022, to April 30, 2022

Services are offered in English, Cantonese, Mandarin, and Punjabi.

Eligibility Requirements include a total income per Household Unit for taxpayers with:

  • 1 person = $35,000
  • 2 persons = $45,000
  • 3 persons = $47,500
  • 4 persons = $50,000
  • 5 persons = $52,500
  • 5+ persons = $52,500 plus $2,500 for each additional person
Brantford Public Library

173 Colborne Street, Brantford, ON, N3T 2G8

Phone: 519-756-2220

Drop-ins welcome. No Appointment necessary to attend the following Tax Clinics: 

  • Thursday, March 17 from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday, March 18 from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 6 from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday, April 8th from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Eligibility Requirements include a total income per Household Unit for taxpayers with:

  • 1 Person = $35,000 
  • 2 Persons = $45,000 
  • 3 Persons = $47,500 
  • 4 Persons = $50,000 
  • 5 Persons = $52,000 
  • More than 5 Persons = $52,500 plus $2500 for each additional person

Visit the Brantford Public Library website for more information. 

Documents or items you may need for your appointment include:

  • Government-issued photo I.D.
  • All income slips for 2021
  • Rent/property tax paid for 2020 (including address, postal code, and name of Landlord if rent was paid)
  • T4, T4A, T5 & T5007 slips
  • T220a Slip for Education
  • Universal Child Care Statement
  • RRSP Contribution
  • Receipts for medical, dental and/or child care. 

Documents may be applicable to individuals on a case-by-case basis. Further documents or items may be required. Clients must be able to provide contact information to arrange pick-up for completed documents.