Invermere library to host tax assistance clinics

The Invermere Public Library is seeking volunteers for a new program that provides income tax return assistance.

  • Dec. 14, 2014 6:00 a.m.

The Invermere Public Library will be coordinating income tax clinics through the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP) during the 2015 tax season.  The program is a collaboration between the Canada Revenue Agency and community organizations such as the library.  The objective of the CVITP is to help eligible individuals who are not able to prepare their income tax and benefit returns by themselves and to ensure that everyone has equal access to the tax system.

The library is currently recruiting volunteers to provide this important community service to taxpayers.  Volunteers will be provided with the training required to assist others with filing their taxes.  As a volunteer, you can set your own schedule and choose how many people you are able to assist.  Becoming a CVITP volunteer is a great way to give back to the community as well as an opportunity to improve your own tax knowledge and skills.

CVITP volunteer registration is required and is open until Jan. 31, 2015.  Please visit to register as a volunteer for our area.  For more information about this new initiative, please contact Nicole Pawlak at the library at 250-342-6416 or

The library will begin hosting tax assistance clinics in February.  Dates and registration information will be made available on the library’s website as they become available.


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