Tax & Revenue Administration - GST Related Information

Tax and Revenue Administration (TRA), Alberta Treasury Board and Finance, maintains a central list of Alberta government departments and agencies exempt from paying the federal Goods and Services Tax (GST) as set out in section 125 of the Constitution Act of Canada. TRA also files the Alberta government’s GST returns, remits GST payable by Alberta government entities, and recovers overpayments.

GST Contact Information

For all general enquiries and other information regarding GST, please contact the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).  You may also wish to view CRA's information about the GST/HST credit (cheques), or business topics.

Please call 780-427-9425 only for information about GST-Free Alberta Government Entities or the GST Remittance form below.

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GST-Free Alberta Government Entities and GST Remittance Form

The Alberta government departments and agencies in the list below are not required to pay GST on purchases of taxable supplies and services. These entities are also not required to pay the Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) on their purchases in HST-participating provinces.

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Page last updated:  July 10, 2018