Tax Clinic Volunteer - Tax Clinic Program

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The Faculty of International Education participates in the Canada Revenue Agency's (CRA's) Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP), to help international students complete income tax and benefit returns.

Position Requirements

  • Tax Clinic Volunteers must complete an online training session with Canada Revenue Agency and meet security requirements.
  • You must be approved to use EFILE and set up an account.
  • Our Tax Clinic Coordinator will schedule your shifts during the Tax Clinic period, from the end of February to the end of April.

Sign Up Directions

To learn more about VIU's Tax Clinic, visit the Taxes and International Students in Canada website.  Scroll down to find the current Tax Clinic information. 

To learn more about the national program, visit the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program website.

To apply to volunteer, email Enrique Chacon, International Student Advisor, Faculty of International Education.

Note:  The Spring 2020 Tax Clinic was cancelled due to the COVID-19 closures.

  • You must commit to at least 15 hours and complete the online training.
  • You must be eligible to file electronically through EFILE.