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Volunteer Income Tax Preparers

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Position description: 

When you become a volunteer in a community organization for the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program, you are helping people in your community. Volunteers help Canadians who have low income and a simple tax situation prepare their income tax return.

Volunteers need to complete EFILE and CVITP registrations ASAP. The EFILE suitability screening process can take up to 30 days. Please register now to allow time for processing before the tax filing season begins in 2018. If you registered for an EFILE number last season, you will need your EFILE number and password to renew your account. If you need assistance retrieving your EFILE information, please call the EFILE helpdesk at 1-800-461-1806. If you encounter any problems with registration or have any questions about this year’s program, please contact a CVITP coordinator by email or toll free at 1-866-315-8833.

 

Deliverables/Duties: 

When you become a volunteer in a community organization for the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program, you are helping people in your community. Volunteers help Canadians who have low income and a simple tax situation prepare their income tax return. You file as many tax returns as you choose to do.

Qualifications: 

To participate for the upcoming season:
1. Go to canada.ca/taxes-volunteer to register as a CVITP volunteer
2. Go to canada.ca/efile to renew your CVITP EFILE number

Tax preparation experience. You must obtain clearance/acceptance from Canada Reveue Agency to become a volunteer. Apply now, because it takes at least 30 days to obtain clearance.

Volunteer skills: 
Role is suitable for: 
Adult
Additional Information: 

You need to complete both, EFILE and CVITP, registrations before either can be approved. The EFILE suitability screening process can take up to 30 days. Please register as soon as possible to allow time for processing before the tax filing season begins. If you registered for an EFILE number last season, you will need your EFILE number and password to renew your account. If you need assistance retrieving your EFILE information, please call the EFILE helpdesk at 1-800-461-1806.

To participate for the upcoming season (file for 2017)
1. Go to canada.ca/taxes-volunteer to register as a CVITP volunteer
2. Go to canada.ca/efile to renew your CVITP EFILE number

 

How to apply: 
Phone FCSS (we host the tax clinic)
Contact person: 
Brooke Alden
Contact phone: 
780-865-6036
Volunteer Centre: 
Mission:
Hinton Volunteer and Information Centre is a program of Family and Community Support Services."Helping people to help themselves".
Cause tags:
Position type:
Skilled Role:
Yes
Number of volunteers required:
10
Position start/end date:
20 Nov 2017
Time Committment:
12 Hours Total
Time of day:
Virtual
Work location:
Your residence
Hinton, AB T7V