DABC is hiring a temporary tax advocate!

Application deadline: 12:00 pm, February 3rd, 2021. We are seeking a part-time tax advocate (contractor) to join our team. The successful candidate will conduct client intake for Tax AID DABC, prepare and submit income taxes for clients, and assist with increasing community awareness of the program across BC. The advocate will also work on otherContinue reading “DABC is hiring a temporary tax advocate!”

Volunteer with Tax AID DABC as a Tax Preparer!

Application Deadline: February 5, 2021 Since 1977, Disability Alliance BC (DABC) has been a provincial, cross-disability voice in British Columbia. Our mission is to support people, with all disabilities, to live with dignity, independence and as equal and full participants in the community. DABC is looking for passionate and dedicated volunteers to support our TaxContinue reading “Volunteer with Tax AID DABC as a Tax Preparer!”

You or Your family will be eligible for tax-free payment of up to $1,000. The applications open December 18, 2020

Have you done your 2019 tax? If no, it’s time to hurry up. If you were required to file a 2019 Canadian personal income tax return, but have not done so yet, you must file a 2019 return before applying for the benefit. The BC government has introduced the new BC Recovery Benefit on DecemberContinue reading “You or Your family will be eligible for tax-free payment of up to $1,000. The applications open December 18, 2020”

Haven’t filed your taxes yet? Call Tax AID DABC!

If you haven’t yet filed your taxes, you can still file your 2019 income tax and benefit return! The CRA extended the deadline to pay amounts owing to September 1, 2020. Penalties and interest will not be charged if you make your payment by September 1, 2020. This includes the late-filing penalty. You will continue toContinue reading “Haven’t filed your taxes yet? Call Tax AID DABC!”

Are you a certificate holder of the Disability Tax Credit? You will receive $600 in COVID-19 benefits

Canada’s Prime Minister announced on June 5 that there will be a new COVID-19 benefit for those who are certificate holders of the Disability Tax Credit. This new benefit, announced during National AccessAbility Week, will support eligible Canadians with disabilities in dealing with extra expenses during the pandemic. This support includes a special one-time, tax-free paymentContinue reading “Are you a certificate holder of the Disability Tax Credit? You will receive $600 in COVID-19 benefits”

CRA extends benefits payments for eligible Canadians

DABC has received the following information from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA): “Benefits payments for eligible Canadians to continue until Fall 2020 As announced by the Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue, on May 15, 2020, the CRA has extended benefit payments until the end of September for those who are unable to file their 2019 taxContinue reading “CRA extends benefits payments for eligible Canadians”

Tax consultations and on-site services at City Centre Library (Surrey)

Tax AID DABC is holding income tax consultations and on-site services at the City Centre Library in Surrey every Tuesday from Feb 25th – April 28th. To register, please email taxaid@disabilityalliancebc.org or call 236-477-1717. Disability Tax Credit services are also available Feb 25, March 24, April 7 and April 21. To register for DTC assistance, please callContinue reading “Tax consultations and on-site services at City Centre Library (Surrey)”

Tax AID DABC: Book an appointment

Need help filing your income taxes? Tax AID DABC’s online booking system for our Vancouver office is up and running at this link: http://disabilityalliancebc.org/direct-service/file-income-taxes/tax-appointment/ Please reserve your spot in advance. Appointments can also be made via our dedicated Tax AID DABC phone line: 236- 477-1717 & 1-877-940-7797 (Toll-free) For services in Maple Ridge and Surrey, orContinue reading “Tax AID DABC: Book an appointment”

One-to-One Tax Filing Services at VPL

Do you, or a member of your family, receive disability benefits? Do you need support in filing taxes? Sign up for a free, one-on-one, hour-long consultation on either March 21st (at the Strathcona VPL Branch) or April 4th (at the Carnegie Branch). You can get help filing your outstanding taxes, discuss options for dealing withContinue reading “One-to-One Tax Filing Services at VPL”