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Meet James Gustafson,  CPA, CA, BA

James is a Chartered Professional Accountant who specializes in personal tax returns and small to medium business accounting and tax needs as well as business start-ups and entrepreneur mentoring.  He has been working in accounting in Victoria since 2005 and previously worked with two firms operating in the Victoria area prior to launching his own Practice.  His experience has included the preparation of thousands of personal tax returns and the preparation of a multitude of financial statements and related tax planning for many local corporations including professionals such as dentists and doctors, in addition to service industry companies and trades including plumbing and electrical contracting, not for profit entities, investment and property management companies.

James currently serves on the Board of a not-for-profit organization focused on assisting people without homes or facing personal challenges to transition into low cost housing. Learn more about Pacifica Housing, view their Annual Community Report or donate here.

James has also been proud to work with the CA School of Business in helping to train the next generation of Chartered Accountants.

Prior to entering the accounting field, James worked at both the Federal and Provincial levels of government and also managed a network of retail businesses in the Victoria area.  These experiences combined with his accounting training and experience provide a solid basis for providing insight and advice to Victoria businesses and individuals.

As a resident of Oak Bay and Victoria, James is committed to his local community and is happy to donate his time to many worthwhile causes and organizations that he is associated with.

James, as a CPA, CA, believes strongly in a client-first approach and always aims to understand the goals and ambitions of his clients in order to offer relevant and timely advice.