Canada Revenue Agency’s Benefits & Credit Info Session

Posted: August 10, 2017

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Monday, August 14, 2017

1 p.m to 4 p.m

Activity Room # 2 : Ucluelet Community Centre

500 Matterson Dr, Ucluelet, BC


The Canada Revenue Agency Info Session will include information such as:

  • Why file your tax return?
    • Benefits & credits available:
      • Canada Child Benefit
      • Disability Tax Credit
      • GST/HST Credit
      • Children’s special allowances
      • Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP)
      • CRA forms & resources

The Service Canada Clinic will provide community members with:

  • Information on a range of Government of Canada programs and services  such as the Registered Educational Saving Program (RESP), and Apprenticeship Grants
  • The opportunity to apply for Social Insurance Numbers, which are required for children when setting up a Registered Educational Savings Plan ( RESP), or for youth starting their first jobs. The SIN must also be updated or for individuals who have changed their name since obtaining their SIN. Information about what ID you need to apply for a SIN is available here https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/services/sin/before-applying.html
  • Assistance with Public Pensions such as the Canada Pension, Old Age Security and Guaranteed Income Supplement
  • Assistance with Employment Insurance enquiries/issues/questions