Make tax time pay

Need help with your taxes?

Did you know that many of our residents may be eligible to receive subsidies and benefits but can't apply until they submit a tax return? Volunteer Strathcona (formally Information and Volunteer Centre), provides free tax preparation by volunteers for income qualified residents of Strathcona County.

The clinics are held during the months of March and April. Call 780-464-4242 to see if you qualify. Along with the tax preparation, information on municipal, provincial and federal subsidies and benefits will be provided as well.

Eligibility Requirements:

Family size Maximum income
1 person $35,000
2 persons $45,000
3 persons $47,500
4 persons $50,000
5 persons $52,500
Each additional person +$3,000

How the tax clinics work:

  1. Starting March 1st, contact Volunteer Strathcona at 780-464-4242 to book an appointment. Sorry, no walk-ins.
  2. Bring all required information to your scheduled appointment - Check here to see what you need to bring.
  3. Volunteers complete tax forms using a computer tax software program. All volunteers have undergone security screening and are trained by Canada Revenue Agency.
  4. Completed tax forms are sent electronically to Canada Revenue Agency. You will receive a paper copy for your records.
  5. A volunteer will review subsidies and benefits you may be eligible for and will help complete these application forms.

For more information:

Strathcona County Family and Community Services partners with the Strathcona County Librarye4c Alberta and Canada Revenue Agency's Community Volunteer Income Tax Program to bring you this service.

Last updated: Monday, March 11, 2019
Page ID: 38579