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Fleming College Offers Free Tax Clinics to Eligible Residents


Peterborough, ON (March 1, 2024) – Free tax return clinics return to Fleming College this March.

Open to eligible community members and Fleming students, these annual clinics provide a valuable service to the community while providing Accounting students with a rewarding, hands-on learning experience in their chosen field.

Clinics take place each Monday from March 4 to April 1, from noon to 4 p.m. in the Kawartha Trades and Technology Centre at Fleming’s Sutherland Campus.

To be eligible for the free clinics, individuals must:
• Have an income of $35,000 or less for individuals
• Have a combined income of $45,000 or less for a couple
• Have a combined income of $47,500 or less for a family of three
• Have a combined income of $50,000 or less for a family of four

Students will not prepare returns for self-employed individuals or for those who have capital gains or losses, employment expenses, or who have filed for bankruptcy.

Eligible residents can make an appointment at the clinic by emailing taxclinic@flemingcollege.ca, or registering here. Walk-ins can also be accommodated if students are available.

Free parking is available for residents travelling to the Sutherland Campus for the tax clinic. Please email the clinic ahead of time with your licence plate information and date of arrival.

Anyone attending the clinic is asked to bring the following information:
• Social Insurance Number
• T2202A Tuition Receipt (if applicable)
• Rent Receipts for rent paid in Ontario in 2023 (if applicable)
• Medical expense receipts
• T4 Statement of Income (provided by your employer if you worked in Canada in 2023)
• Any other tax related slips you may receive in the mail, like a T5 or a T3 slip (for investment income)
• International students and new Canadians filing a tax return for the first time will need to provide their date of arrival in Canada

Eligible residents are also welcome to drop off their tax information. Please email the clinic for more information.

Administered through a program with the Canada Revenue Agency, the community tax clinics are supervised by Accounting program instructors and organized with the help of Enactus Fleming College’s Keys to Me program.

Members of the media who wish to attend the clinics can email Communications Officer Sarah Deeth at sarah.deeth@flemingcollege.ca. Please note that members of the media must obtain permission before filming or photographing clinic participants.

About Fleming College
Fleming College respectfully acknowledges that we are situated on Michi Saagiig Anishinaabeg lands and territory. Located in the heart of Central Ontario, Fleming College has campus locations in Peterborough, Lindsay, Cobourg and Haliburton. Named for famous Canadian inventor and engineer Sir Sandford Fleming, the college features more than 100 full-time programs in Arts and Heritage, Business, Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences, General Arts and Sciences, Health and Wellness, Justice and Community Development, Skilled Trades and Technology, and Continuing Education. Fleming College has more than 6,800 full-time and 10,000 part-time students, and 80,000 alumni.

For media enquiries, please contact:
Sarah Deeth
Communications Officer
705-749-5530 ext. 1161

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