Make tax your hero

Learn how taxes work and about filing your tax return.

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:

  1. 12 weeks’ notice needed to setup a session.
  2. Requests must be submitted by the request deadline.
  3. If more than five sessions are needed, please contact us directly.

For more information, visit setting up a financial literacy session.

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