SSC Goes Live: Drop-In Tax Clinics

SSC Goes LIVE at one of our Mac's Money Centre Tax Clinics! Want to take control of your finances? Let's go behind the scenes at one of our Drop-In Tax Clinics and meet with one of our volunteers, Charles!
April 5, 2019

SSC Goes LIVE at one of our Mac’s Money Centre Tax Clinics!

For many students, doing your taxes often results in getting money back. Take advantage of Mac’s Money Centre’s FREE tax services:

  1. Drop-In Tax Clinics

Visit our tax clinics in Gilmour Hall 110 (Student Success Centre) and have your tax return prepared for free by a trained tax volunteer. There are four clinic dates available in March and April. Book on OSCARplus.

Thursday, April 4 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Friday, April 5 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  

Tuesday, April 9 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday, April 24 from 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Monday, April 29 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Drop-in clinics will be held in Gilmour Hall, Room 110.

  1. Do-It-Yourself Tax Clinics

Want to take control of your finances? Interested in learning how to prepare your own tax return? Mac’s Money Centre is holding DIY Tax Clinics, where tax volunteers will assist you with using the free Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) tax software to file your taxes electronically. There are three dates available in March and April. Book on OSCARplus.

Tuesday, March 26 from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday, April 10 from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, April 23 from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Do It Yourself clinics will be held in MUSC 311 & 313.

What to Bring:

T4 – Employment Income Slip
T4A – Scholarships, Bursaries
T5 – Investment Income
Rent Receipts for 2018
Medical Expenses – Uhip Premium and out of pocket expenses
Tuition – T2202A – Please consult with your parents if you are transferring up to $5,000 unused tuition
Moving Expenses to Hamilton Ontario to attend School – Transportation
Child Care Expenses
Medical Expenses
RRSP Contribution
Charitable Donations
Last Year’s Assessment Form (if you have it)

If you are filing with your spouse or partner, please have them with you and bring all necessary tax documentation.

You are required to have a SIN in order to file a tax return.

If you have never filed before, we will also prepare taxes for previous years. Please remember to bring your prior year’s slips/receipts to do this. Filing your taxes will allow you to collect your GST/HST credits, rent rebates and register your tuition credits for future use.

Filing deadline is April 30, 2019, for the 2018 Tax Year to collect your benefits on time.

Please register, space is limited.

McMaster has made it simple for students to print their tax forms from MOSAIC.

Log into
Go to ‘MOSAIC Home’ at the top of the page
Select ‘Employee Self Service’ from the drop down menu Choose ‘View T4/T4A Slips’
Tax Slip: T4

For student staff or anyone that has full-time or part-time work at McMaster, they can print off their T4 through MOSAIC as well. Taxes need to be filed by April 30. To learn more about the tax clinics, visit the website:…/tax-clinics/#mactalksmoney