We will offer free tax clinics to all international students on campus. As a resident of Canada for part or all of a tax year (January 1 to December 31), you must file a tax return if you:
You must file an income tax return to receive credits such as:
Canadian Income Tax Clinics for International Students 2015
|April 2||10:00 am to 4:30 pm||International Student Centre|
|April 22||10:30 am to 4:30 pm||International Student Centre|
|April 23||10:30 am to 4:30 pm||International Student Centre|
|April 24||10:30 am to 4:30 pm||International Student Centre|
|April 25||10:00 am to 4:30 pm||CAW Commons|
|April 26||2:30 pm to 5:00 pm||CAW Commons|
Our volunteers will help you to complete your Canadian Income Tax Return.
Make sure to bring all the necessary documentation with you to get your tax refunds ready, the clinic are free and all located in the ISC.
Please bring the following documents with you:
For other examples, please see "Do you have to file a return?" in the General Income Tax and Benefit Guide.
For income tax purposes, international students studying in Canada are considered to be one of the following types of residents*:
* Most international students will be resident or deemed resident
Your residency status is based on the residential ties you have with Canada. For more information, please see IT-221, Determination of an Individual's Residence Status.
If this is the first time you are filling for a tax return, there are some important points to know. All relevant steps are covered in this website: Newcomers to Canada.
If it is your first time doing your taxes, please send it to the following :
International Tax Services Office
Post Office Box 9769, Station T
Ottawa ON K1G 3Y4
1-800-267-5177 (from Canada and the U.S.) or
(613) 952-3741 for calls overseas (collect calls accepted)
For everybody else who lived in Windsor:
Winnipeg Tax Centre
66 Stapon Road
Winnipeg MB R3C 3M2
Office Hours: 8:15 - 4:30
* Service is by appointment only.
Windsor Tax Services Office
185 Ouellette Avenue
1-800-959-8281 (within Canada only)
GST Credits - 1-800-959-1953
On the website: http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/menu-eng.html
For further Information:
Go to the Canada Revenue Agency website and search for the following publications:
General Forms Book for Ontario
General Income Tax and Benefit Guide for Non-Residents and Deemed Residents of Canada
Application for a Canada Revenue Agency Individual Tax Number (ITN) for Non-Residents
|Newcomers to Canada|
|Moving Expenses Deduction|
Determination of Residency Status (Entering Canada)
GST/HST Credit Application for Individuals Who Become Residents of Canada
Schedule 11 - Tuition, Education, and Textbook Amounts
Students and Income Tax
Determination of an Individual’s Residence Status
Scholarships, Fellowships, Bursaries, Prizes, Research Grants and Financial Assistance.
This information is from the Canada Revenue Agency website for International Students in Canada
This information is intended for current University of Windsor students only.