Schedule for Income tax sessions

2017 Tax Session Dates:

IO staff and volunteers will guide you through your income tax return throughout the months of March and April (see schedule below).

2017 Tax Information Sessions

During this session, we will provide an overview of the income tax program in Canada. It is recommended that you attend one of these sessions if it is your first time filling a tax return in Canada. This is an information session. Registration is not required. Volunteers who wish to help out during the workshops must attend at least one of the information sessions and one of the volunteer training sessions noted below.

Volunteer Training Sessions

If you are interested in volunteering for the tax workshops this year please send an email to vpilgrim@mun.ca stating why you wish to volunteer with the tax program. Please keep in mind if you sign up to volunteer you will have to attend at least one training session and one information session in the month of March. Interested volunteers must show up to one of the two training sessions

1. March 17, 2017 at 12:00 noon to 1:50pm in A2065 OR

2. March 21, 2017 at 2:00 to 4:00pm in SN1019

In addition volunteers are expected to volunteer in at least 3 out of the 12 workshops in March and April. Please see the Tax Program Schedule below for more information.

Information Sessions

Would you like some general information about the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) and the Canadian tax system? If so come to one of our information sessions.

CRA Information Session #1: March 23rd at 5:00pm in SN3042

CRA Information Session #2: March 24th at 12:00pm in SN2064

2017 Income Tax Workshops

Any international student requiring assistance with their income tax return may come to a tax workshop to be held at a computer lab. This is a hands on session were you will work to complete your tax return with the assistance of volunteers. Registration is not required. Students must ensure they have the relative documents ready prior to filing their taxes at the workshop. Students should also create an account with UFILE (tax software) prior to coming to a workshop to save time.

Income Tax Workshop Schedule - 2017

Workshop# 1: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 from 10:00am-12:00pm in CS1009

Workshop #2: Thursday, March 30, 2017 from 11:30-1:30pm in CS1009

Workshop #3: Monday, April 3, 2017 from 10:00am-12:00pm in CS1009

Workshop #4: Tuesday, April 4, 2017 from 2:00-4:00pm in CS1009

Workshop #5: Wednesday, April 5, 2017 from 2:00-4:00pm in CS1009

Workshop #6: Monday, April 10, 2017 from 2:00-4:00pm in CS1009

Workshop #7: Thursday, April 13, 2017 from 10:00am-12:00pm in CS1009

Workshop #8: Wednesday, April 19, 2017 from 2:00pm-4:00pm in CS1009

Workshop #9: Friday, April 21, 2017 from 10:00am-12:00pm in CS1009

Workshop #10: Monday, April 24, 2017 from 2:00pm-4:00pm in CS1009

Workshop #11: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 from 2:00pm-4:00pm in CS1009

Workshop #12: Friday, April 28, 2017 from 10:00am-12:00pm in CS1009

*CS or Computing Services is located between the Science Building and the Bruneau Centre

If you love taxes as much as we do, and wish to volunteer to help others, email international@mun.ca about the session dates you can help with.
Please note: Any student arriving in Canada on January 1, 2017 or later does not need to file a tax return until 2018.

 

Contact

Internationalization Office

230 Elizabeth Ave

St. John's, NL A1B 3X9 CANADA

Tel: (709) 864-2530

Fax: (709) 864-2552

becomestudent@mun.ca