Returning Hope® to Canadians.
For certain communities, filing a return on their own can be difficult. That's why H&R Block works with shelters and nonprofits to provide free, on-site tax preparation services as a way to return hope during tax season for those in need.
Who we’re helping.
Nearly 10% of Canadians are living below the Low Income Cut Off. Filing taxes is essential to access important government tax credits and programs, like: GST/HST credit, Employment Insurance, the Canada Child Benefit, disability credits, and more. We help them overcome challenges like not having a mailing address, government ID or access to a computer that can prevent them from filing.
How we’re making a difference.
To date, we’ve partnered with organizations across Canada to file 4,075 tax returns for those in need, and helped find over $2.5 million in missed credits and refunds.
How you can help.
If you’re an organization who helps Canadians living in poverty and would like to host free tax filing at your location(s), please contact us at this email address:
Only those who match our criteria will be contacted.