Ormrod & Company LLP provides professional accounting services for individuals and small to medium-sized businesses in St. Albert, Drayton Valley and surrounding areas of Alberta. Here are some helpful resources we’ve gathered specifically for Albertans:


Whom to Contact about Taxes in Alberta

http://www.finance.alberta.ca/contactus.html


Alberta Personal Income Tax Calculator

http://www.finance.alberta.ca/calc-script/tax_calc-2016.html

The Alberta Personal Income Tax Calculator was updated on May 3, 2016 to account for the five new Personal Income Tax brackets that have been introduced for 2016 and subsequent tax years.


Alberta – 2016 General Income Tax and Benefit Package

http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/formspubs/t1gnrl/menu-eng.html

When preparing your tax return, you may need to refer to other guides, or complete some schedules and other forms that have more detailed information.


Alberta TD1 Worksheet

http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/E/pbg/tf/td1ab/td1ab-17e.pdf

Use these charts to do some of the calculations you may need to complete Form AB428, Alberta Tax and Credits.


Alberta Family Employment Tax Credit (AFETC) Information

http://finance.alberta.ca/business/tax_rebates/personal-income-tax/alberta-family-employment-tax-credit.html

  • You were a resident of Canada throughout the year

  • You earned income from employment or business; and

  • At the end of the year, you were 19 years of age or older, or you resided with your spouse or common-law partner or your child.


T1-2017 Working Income Tax Benefit

Complete this schedule and attach a copy to your return to claim the Working Income Tax Benefit (WITB) if you meet all of the following conditions in 2017:

http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/bnfts/wtb/menu-eng.html


Provincial Tuition and Education Amounts

http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/E/pbg/tf/5009-s11/5009-s11-15e.pdf

Only the student must complete this schedule. Use it to calculate your Alberta tuition and education amounts to claim on line 5856 of your Form AB-428, to determine the provincial amount available to transfer to a designated individual or to determine the unused provincial amount, if any, available for you to carry forward to a future year.