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Taxes

Low Income Tax Clinics

Beaver Valley Outreach BVO offers free tax preparation during March & early April: for details and appointments call 519-599-2577 x29
www.bvo.ca

The Georgian Triangle Housing Resource Centre operates a Low Cost Tax Clinic, late February to early April, at its premises in Collingwood and residents of Town of the Blue Mountains and Thornbury-Clarksburg are welcome to use its services.
Arlington Building,115 Hurontario Stree, Collingwood
Phone:705-445-0643. 
www.housinginfo.ca


Tax Credits & Deductions for Seniors & Caregivers

ON Senior Homeowners Property Tax Grant (OSHPTG) OSHPTG is intended to help offset property taxes for seniors who own their own home and who have low to moderate incomes.vhttp://www.fin.gov.on.ca/en/credit/shptg
To apply go to http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/E/pbg/tf/5006-tg/ 

Healthy Homes Renovation Tax Credit http://www.ontario.ca/taxes-and-benefits/healthy-homes-renovation-tax-credit
1-866-ONT-TAXS (668-8297)  
1-800-263-7776 for teletypewriter

As a senior 65 years or older in Ontario, you could qualify for a tax credit to help with the cost of making your home safer and more accessible.


Family Caregiver Tax Credit 

On January 1, 2012 a Family CaregiverTvax Credit was introduced: it will provide tax relief for caregivers of infirm, dependent relatives. For details go to the following website:

http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/familycaregiver/