10, 215 Carnegie Drive

St. Albert, AB T8N 5B1 

P: 1-780-459-6666



Monday - Friday:

9:00 am – 4:30 pm   

Closed statutory holidays

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An up-to-date income tax return can unlock benefits and rebates that boost your income and help you live better! 

The Community Volunteer Income Tax Program helps eligible individuals with modest incomes and simple tax situations complete their income tax returns. This free service can be of help to students, senior citizens, single parents, people with disabilities ... anyone who meets the income criteria and has a relatively simple return (see below). 

Appointments are available year round   Call 780.459.6666 to book today!


Maximium Income

  • One person - $35,000 

  • Couple - $45,000

  • Dependents: add $2,500 per dependent to the maximum incomes above

What is a "simple return"?

In general, simple tax returns do not include*:

  • foreign income

  • interest income over $1,000 (total of all T5s)

  • self-employment

  • farming and fishing

  • deceased persons

  • bankruptcy

  • capital gains or losses

  • employment expenses

  • business or rental income or expenses

*Some exceptions can be made. Call us to discuss your specific situation.

Multiple Years

If you have neglected your taxes for a few years, don't put it off any further. While we don't recommend it, we have had clients come in with up to 10 years of overdue returns. Bring them in and get them done - you will feel better. ​

Volunteer Tax Preparers

Our volunteers are screened and trained, and use Canada Revenue Agency's income tax software 'U-File.' Many of our volunteers have years of experience preparing taxes professionally.


You can make an appointment during regular office hours, Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4:30 pm

Please arrive 10 minutes early for your appointment. 

What to Bring

  • Government Issued Photo ID

  • Tax Documents - T4, T5007, T2202a (tuition), medical receipts, childcare receipts, etc. 

  • Prior year Notice of Assessment

Become a volunteer tax preparer!

While March and April are the peak time for tax preparation, we take appointments year round and are always on the lookout for good volunteers.

You can commit to as many or as few appointments as you like. Just call 780-459-6666 and tell our receptionist you would like to speak to Angela about volunteering with the income tax program!

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