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Volunteer with the TMAPS Tax Clinic

Why Volunteer with Us?

Requirements for Volunteers

  1. Complete this form by the closing date with your contact information including your name, e-mail and phone number so you can be registered as a Tax Clinic volunteer with TMAPS.

  1. Register with Canada Revenue Agency and obtain an E-file number.

You must register as a volunteer with Canada Revenue Agency’s Community Volunteer Income Tax Program here.
E-File Registration: This is a volunteer requirement which takes 30 days to process, and is done online.
Here is the information you need to enter when registering for E-file:

If you already have an E-file number with Canada Revenue Agency you must renew this number for the coming tax season. E-File Renewal.

  1. Complete an online training session provided by Canada Revenue Agency.
    • A live online training session for Toronto Metropolitan University will be scheduled; once the date is finalized, volunteers will receive the details via email from the TMAPS Service Coordinator. 
    • If you are unable to attend the aforementioned session, please email to inquire about making other arrangements.

Additional Volunteer Information

Volunteers who have met all the requirements, and their E-file has been approved by the CRA, will be contacted by TMAPS to coordinate scheduling and placement.

Volunteer Commitment Guidelines

The Canada Revenue Agency Certificates are awarded based on both contribution and commitment. Below are some of the following guidelines for volunteers to be aware of, while being part of the TMAPS Tax Clinic.

If you are unsure of the times you have committed to, please contact to confirm.