Businesses and individuals who are required to pay Alberta taxes, levies or fees for the following programs may do so by using one of the options on this page. For more information on these programs, visit these links:
- Carbon levy
- Corporate income tax
- Emergency 911 levy
- Fuel tax
- Health cost recovery
- Insurance premiums tax
- International Fuel Tax Agreement
- Tobacco tax
- Tourism levy
Pay online through your financial institution
Electronic payment is a fast, easy, convenient and secure way to pay your corporate or commodity taxes.
The Government Tax Payment and Filing Service has been established at most financial institutions.
- Watch the video: Paying Corporate and Commodity Taxes and Levies Online
For more information, see the links below, or contact your bank or TelPay for Business.
Financial institutions offering electronic payment
- 1st Choice Savings & Credit Union Ltd.
- ATB Financial
- Bank of America
- Bank of Montreal (BMO)
- Beaumont Credit Union Ltd.
- Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC)
- Chinook Financial
- Citibank Canada
- HSBC Bank Canada (HSBC)
- JP Morgan
- Korean Exchange Bank
- Lakeland Credit Union
- Laurentian Bank
- Meridian Credit Union
- National Bank of Canada
- River City Credit Union Ltd.
- Rocky Credit Union Ltd.
- Royal Bank
- Servus Credit Union
- Shell Employees' Credit Union Ltd.
- TD Canada Trust
- TelPay for Business
- Vermilion Credit Union Ltd.
Pay online using a credit card
All tax programs
To pay by credit card you may use a third-party service provider, Plastiq Inc. You will be charged a fee for using their service.
The effective date of receipt of your payment is the date TRA's account is credited, usually within 2 to 3 business days.
You are responsible for making sure TRA receives your payment by the due date. TRA may charge you penalties or interest or both if your payment is late.
IFTA renewal fees
International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) renewal fees can be paid online using a credit card, with no transaction costs, through the Tax and Revenue Administration Client Self-service (TRACS) system.
If you are not registered for TRACS, you may pay by credit card using Plastiq Inc.
Pay using a wire transfer
Only non-residents who do not have a Canadian bank account can pay using wire transfer.
Pay by mail or in person
TRA does not accept cash payments of taxes, levies and fees. Do not send cash in the mail.
A debit machine is available at TRA’s Edmonton location.
All cheques or money orders should be made payable to the Government of Alberta.
On the back of the cheque or money order, note your Alberta Corporate Account Number and/or Business Identification Number (BIN) (e.g., 123456789), program name, and the reporting period or tax year end of your payment.
Post-dated cheques are acceptable.
We consider the date of payment for interest calculation purposes to be the date we receive the payment, not the date of mailing.
Pay at your financial institution
Present the required original TRA remittance advice and your payment to the teller.
Photocopies of the remittance advice form are not accepted.
We automatically send you the appropriate remittance advice based on your account status and needs with your Statement of Account.
If you need more remittance advices, call TRA at 780-427-3044 and select option 3. For toll-free service in Alberta, call 310-0000 and then the number.
Financial institutions will not accept photocopied remittance advices.
You do not have to pay a balance where the total of tax, penalties, and interest are less than $20 that you may owe after your return is processed.
Payments made in error to Canada Revenue Agency
There is no process for transferring payments of Alberta corporate taxes made to Canada Revenue Agency in error.
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To submit forms
Please note: forms cannot be sent through email. Complete and print your forms and bring, mail or fax them to:
Tax and Revenue Administration
Alberta Treasury Board and Finance
9811 109 Street NW
Edmonton, Alberta T5K 2L5