The deadline to file your income tax for 2009 is APRIL 30TH, 2010.

Required to file your taxes are the

- 2009 Income Tax Forms

  Hard copies available at Canada Post
  offices, the U of T's International Student Centre, Graduate
  Student Union; e-copies are downloadable from the Canada Revenue Agency and probably
  some other sites

  For information on free online tax filing go to
  The Canadian Federation of Students has negotiated an agreement
  with to provide free online tax preparation to all
  Canadian post-secondary students.

- T4-slips showing TA-income have recently been mailed to you

- T4A-slips showing scholarship, bursary, fellowship, etc.
  are available on the Student Web Service,

- Tuition & Education Amount Certificates, (T2202A), are available
  on the Student Web Service,

The GSU and the ISC offer workshops to help with the filing
of forms:

- The GSU organizes an annual Income Tax workshop in March or
  April every year. It is presented by representatives from the
  federal government's Canada Customs and Revenue Agency. Watch
  the email digest for dates in the late winter/early spring.

- Income Tax and International Students
  The ISC has arranged for representatives of Canada Customs and
  Revenue Agency?- International Tax Services Office (ITSO) to
  conduct workshops to explain the policy and process of filling
  out your tax return.  There will be four (4) identical sessions
  on the following dates with opportunities for questions and
  answers after each session:

  Tuesday 2nd March, 2010              10.00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
  Tuesday 2nd March, 2010               2.00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  Wednesday 3rd March, 2010            10.00 a.m  - 12:00 noon
  Wednesday 3rd March, 2010             2.00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  For more information, please visit

New students:
If you have any questions, your best bet for answers is from
your fellow students who have filed before. Of course, I will
try to help in any way.

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