Income Tax Preparation

Keeping Current

Income Tax Preparation for simple tax returns is a free service offered by Canmore and Cochrane FCSS.  Keeping tax returns current is important to ensure you are accessing all the support programs available to you and you get any refunds!   Please book your appointment early for this popular service.


If your tax returns are not filed by April 30 various Seniors (Old Age Security, Canada Pension Plan, Guaranteed Income Supplement, Alberta Seniors Benefits), Disability, Child Care benefits, GST and Carbon Tax Credits may stop or increases you may be entitled to will not occur.

Change in Income

If your income is suddenly less than usual some seniors programs allow for a current year income estimate to be submitted this needs to be done early in the year so that your new benefit year will be adjusted correctly (Seniors Benefits year runs July 1 to June 30).  Please contact Community Services for further information on submitting an Income Estimate.