Free tax workshops offered in Sooke

Workshops held Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays until April 20

Tax season is here, and the Sooke Region Volunteer Centre and Saint Vincent de Paul Society wants to help you with the taxman.

The community groups are offering a free tax preparation program for low-income people, youth, seniors and those with disabilities.

To be eligible, your total household annual income should be less than $30,000 for one person, $40,000 for two people, $42,500 for three people, $45,000 for four, and so on. (For each additional person, add $2,500 to the annual income)

Those who are self-employed, have employment expenses, have business or rental income expenses, have capital gain or losses, file for bankruptcy, or are completing a tax return for a deceased person are not eligible for the program.

The workshops are held Mondays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to noon and Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Sooke Region Volunteer Centre and Hope Centre until April 20.

For more information or to make an appointment, please call 250-642-6364 ext. 235 on Tuesdays or Thursdays between 12:30 and 4:30 p.m.



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