Maple Ridge library will have tax assistance for residents. (Maple Ridge Library Facebook/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge library will have tax assistance for residents. (Maple Ridge Library Facebook/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge library opens its doors to help with tax returns

Local volunteers help low-income families and individuals

Maple Ridge Library, part of the Fraser Valley Regional Library system, is offering help to file taxes for individuals and families who are from low-income background.

The library announced that people will be able to go to the library and pick up an income tax return package. The service is only for low income individuals and families and is free of charge.

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To avail of this service, people will need to show their government-issued ID card.

It will take around two weeks for the tax returns forms to process and local volunteers will be helping people complete these tax returns.

It’s available till the end of April.

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