Make Tax Time Pay (MTTP)


Make Tax Time Pay (MTTP) offers free tax services for people who have low incomes, including assistance with applying for government benefit programs.

Where is it?

MTTP is offered at many different community organizations across Edmonton in March and April of every year.  (examples: churches, colleges, non-profits)

What is offered?

We do your taxes & help you apply for GST cheques.

We have application forms for:

City of Edmonton Leisure Access Pass

Alberta Child Health Benefit

Alberta Adult Health Benefit

Alberta Child Care Subsidy

Canada Child Tax Benefit


We provide you with information on:

Registered Education Savings Plan (government money for your child)

Registered Disability Savings Plan (government money for people who are disabled)

Benefits for Seniors

Tax services are available in the following languages:

Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin, Amharic, Somali, Hindi, French, Arabic, Portuguese, Punjabi and Oromo


Who is eligible?

Your income must be equal to or below the following:

Family size                                                       Income

1 person                                                          $30,000

2 persons                                                        $37,000

3 persons                                                        $40,500

4 persons                                                        $43, 500

5 persons                                                        $47,000

Each additional person                                 +$3,000


Who is not eligible?

MTTP does not do taxes for people who are:




And anyone with:

Employment expenses

Capital gains (or losses)

Business or Rental income or expenses

Interest income over $1000

Other complex returns


How do I access service?

Call 211 to find a tax site.

211 staff will provide you with the phone numbers for the individual tax locations near you.  An appointment must be made to access services.



You can help Make Tax Time Pay for lower income families and individuals.

We need volunteers to:

  • Prepare taxes
  • Help people apply for benefits & subsidies
  • Schedule appointments

Please email: to sign up!

The Make Tax Time Pay Volunteer Forum can accessed here


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