Tax Waiver Information


Postdocs who are not Canadian or Permanent Residents have the option of applying for a Tax Waiver. If approved by Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), the postdoctoral fellow can submit this approval to the University of Alberta Human Resource office (located in University Terrace).

Please note that if the approval is not in place prior to the beginning of the postdoc appointment, Human Resources is not permitted to backdate.

In order to determine if one is eligible you must:

  1. Determine if the postdocs country of residence has Tax Treaty in place.
  2. Apply for the Tax Waiver.
  3. Submit approval from CRA to Human Resources at 2-40 University Terrace.