Taxation and Benefits

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Tax filing is an important opportunity to access many provincial and federal income benefits. However, many individuals living on low incomes experience barriers to tax filing, which results in them not filing their taxes and missing out on important (and sometimes substantial) income benefits.

Tax time also offers an important opportunity to engage individuals living on a low-income around saving and financial planning.

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Returns filed by 17 partner agencies in 2018, resulting in $3.3 million in tax refunds and more than $45 million in government benefits to people living on low incomes in Calgary
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Volunteers provided 9402 hours of time in 2018 assisting individuals with filing their taxes

Aspire partners offer tax filing and benefits access supports throughout the year, either through tax clinics or one-on-one supports.

Aspire Taxation and Benefits partners

Are you and your organization interested in learning more or receiving training about tax filling and accessing Government benefits?