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Income Tax Season Begins This Week

February 27, 2017

It’s that time! The T4s are arriving in your mail, and you know you have to get around to filing your taxes soon.

Eligible clients are welcomed to St. Albert Community Information & Volunteer Centre to prepare their income tax returns with our trained volunteers – for free! We have extra tax prep volunteers this year, and evening & weekend appointments for added convenience. Clinics begin March 1 and run through the first week of May.


Income requirements

Family Size Maximum Income
Individual up to $35,000
Couple up to $40,000
Individual with dependent up to $37,500
For each additional dependent, add $2,500 to the above income level.

Returns cannot include income or expenses from:

  • Interest income over $1,000 (total from all T5’s received from bank or investment company)
  • Self-employment
  • Farming & fishing
  • Deceased persons
  • Bankruptcy
  • Capital gains or losses, employment expenses, or business or rental income or expenses
  • Other complex returns

If you meet the above criteria, call us at 780–459-6666 or e-mail [email protected] to talk about setting your appointment.

This service is offered in partnership with the Canada Revenue Agency’s Community Volunteer Income Tax Program. Learn more about CVITP at their website.