Time frame: 60 min LEARNING OBJECTIVES FOR PARTICIPANTS: understand why there are taxes, how the Canadian tax setting-up-a-financial-literacy-sessionsystem works, and what taxes are used for who should file a tax return and the many government assistance/benefits gained from filing a tax return the difference between a tax credit and a tax deduction learn how to file a tax return and what happens once filed. resources, such as free tax clinics, which are available to assist in filing a tax return OUTLINE: overview of the Canadian Income Tax System why we pay taxes tax deductions vs. tax credits preparing & filing a tax return where to get help making plans for your refund/benefits resources Q & A QUESTIONS? For answers to your questions, please email us. WANT A SESSION IN YOUR AREA? We will provide a CPA volunteer to lead the session with a prepared presentation, activities, handouts and worksheets. Note: If more than one session is needed, please fill out a second form and submit. Request guidelines: 12 weeks’ notice needed to setup a session. Requests must be submitted by the request deadline. If more than five sessions are needed, please contact us directly. For more information, visit setting up a financial literacy session.