About Us

We specialize in providing Accounting, Tax and Advisory services to incorporated business owners. Our services are customized to provide you the expert support you need to achieve your financial and personal goals.

Our Professional Accountants and technicians have decades of experience in:

  • Corporate, personal and trust income taxes
  • Business acquisitions and sales
  • Corporate reorganizations
  • Wealth and estate planning

Together, we combine our knowledge and expertise to offer business owners the advice and systems they need to get the most out of their businesses.

  • Balanced corporate and personal taxes for maximum benefit
  • Tax planning that integrates your business goals with your personal goals
  • Timely access to accurate financial statements and information
  • Forward-thinking strategies that get you where you want to go

Meet Our Team

Erik Solbakken CPA, CA

Principal

  • CA designation in 1995
  • CICA In-depth Tax Course in 1998
  • Member of the Canadian Tax Foundation
  • Past President of the Victoria Estate Planning Counsel
  • Experience since 1989 working in public practice, specializing in tax, wealth and estate planning for incorporated business owners
  • Other experience includes CFO for a mobile technology start-up company
  • Born and raised in Victoria


Erin Solbakken CPA, CA

Principal

  • CA designation in 2003
  • Experience is based in public practice, including personal and corporate tax planning and advisory services
  • Other experience includes senior manager on both large and small scale audits
  • Born and raised in Victoria


Grace Dimion CPA, CA

Manager, Accounting Services

  • CA designation in 1984
  • CICA In-depth Tax Course in 1988
  • Member of the Canadian Tax Foundation
  • Experience includes public practice, controller and accounting manager positions in industry and non-profit organizations
  • Other experience includes 5 years of working in the USA, Alexandria, VA
  • Has lived in Saskatoon, Calgary, Ottawa, Alexandria (VA), and moved her family to Victoria in 2011


Stephen Nairn CPA, CGA

Controller

  • CGA designation in 1998
  • Experience in the position of controller has been industry focused including working for an RV Dealership, HVAC Installation and Service, Resort and Campgrounds, Real Estate investment and Property Management.
  • Was born in Quebec and briefly lived in New York prior to his family settling in Victoria in 1969


Lindsay McTavish CPA, CA

Accountant

  • CA designation in 2013
  • Experience includes public practice, with a focus on small business year ends, tax planning and personal tax preparation
  • Other experience includes industry accounting in London, UK
  • Has lived in Kelowna, Vancouver, London, UK, Calgary and settled in Victoria in 2010


Karen Schmidt

Accountant

  • Completed CGA Level 2 in 2009
  • Experience includes working in public practice since 1998, with a focus on year-end work, tax planning, bookkeeping, payroll and personal tax preparation
  • Other experience includes controller in a non-profit organization
  • Has lived in Victoria and the Comox Valley, returning to Victoria in 2009


Elnore Andrews BADM

Executive Assistant & Office Manager

  • Completed CGA Level 3
  • BADM in 2012
  • Experience includes Hospitality, Consulting in Leadership Development; positions held include Controller, Accounting Manager, Office Manager and Executive Assistant
  • Has lived in Victoria, the North Island, Vancouver, Cayman Islands and Calgary; returning to Victoria in 2014


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