Income Tax Service in Victoria BC: 

Arbutus Tax Services specializes in providing friendly, effective, reliable, current and prior years income tax preparation and related service in Victoria, BC, James Bay and Saanich including the surrounding area, on Vancouver Island.  


New: New time schedule for our clients. New clients on a case by case basis.


Current HOURS of Service:

Tuesdays 10AM to 2PM Until further notice 

Thursdays Noon to 4PM or by appointment

Subject to change at any time  


The front door will be open during those times with a dedicated drop off area near our office door. Please wait there for assistance.  We will likely be making future appointments for coming back to sign and finalize a few days to a week later. This too may change depending upon circumstances.


Of course if you are ill please do not come to the office. These times are difficult for all of us with COVID-19. 

Please stay safe and well and check back here for future updates.


Deadline for filing was June 1, 2020. Filing can still be done.

Small business deadline June 15th, 2020.

Payments for current tax monies owing only have been extended to Sept 30th. 2020 Additional information here.


For questions about the CERB or CRA My Account call the CRA at 1-800-959-8282

Out of work?  Many are, apply for:


Canada Emergency Response Benefit


Click on the above link to see the dates to apply and other criteria.  


It is difficult to maintain safe distances and other important considerations that we are all to follow to protect ourselves and others. Face to face meetings not being done at the present time.

We may be able to provide some assistance by email especially for existing clients so please email us for information.

We will update this page as circumstances change and improve. 


  • Drop in Drop Off Service During the Main Tax Season during regular hours

  • Year Round Income Tax Service

  • Hours of Service posted above

  • For Other times by appointment please send us an email or call 250 999 8585

  • Saturday Not available at this time.

  • To Contact via email see the contact page or on the photo below

  • Simple, Basic and Complex Income Tax Returns

  • Current Year Tax Returns, 2019 Year. Efiling commences Feb 24th, 2020 
  • Efiling can still be done for 2016 to 2019 Personal Tax Years
  • Multiple Tax Year Income Tax Returns, 2010-2019
  • Paper filing can be done for the 2010-2015 tax years
  • Deadline for filing 2019 tax returns is April 30,2020
  • Small business filing deadline June 15, 2020
  • Help With Income Tax Adjustments
  • Canadian Income Tax Returns
  • Pension Income Splitting for Seniors, does not include CPP or OAS
  • Over 25+ years experience with Income Tax and Business
  • E-Filing done at no extra cost and For Quicker Return Of Your Money
  • Small Business and Contract Work Returns
  • Rental Properties Returns
  • Personal Returns
  • Final Returns
  • Consulting Service Available
  • Small and Home Based Business Returns
  • Capital Gains and Investments
  • Students and Low Wage Earners may qualify for GST rebates, claims can be made to Past Years if not filed
  • Students must file to claim tuition and Education Credits to carry forward to Future Years
  • Personal Service
  • Objective: To save you Time and Money by Maximizing Your Tax Return to Free up Your Time to enjoy the Important Things in life
  • Competitive Prices
  • Bring in your forms and the latest notice of assessment as soon as you have them. If you are unable to obtain all your forms/slips we will work on this with you and may be able to access them via the CRA website if they have been submitted to Canada Revenue Agency
  • We are taking on new clients until further notice, it is best to come as soon as you have all your forms and slips
  • Quotes are free, tax returns are not. Subject to change depending upon the complexity, schedules and the time required to do them

Our Current Business Hours: Please see above……….

Or Call 250-999-8585 or email us to arrange for a suitable time (see photo below or on the contact page)

Not having filed a tax return can be costly, potentially hundreds to thousands of dollars. We can help you get caught up quickly.

Convenient location in James Bay, Victoria, BC on a major bus route and exchange.  Parking available on the Gov’t side of the building and free street parking towards Michigan Street. NOTE: Assigned parking on Superior Street next to the building is only for building tenants.

Filing can be done for you for prior years income tax returns.  If you have been requested to file a prior tax we can help you with this and deal with the CRA on your behalf.

Website will be updated when new tax season details are known.


Arbutus Tax Services

Telephone 250-999-8585

Located in James Bay

2A – 603 Superior Street

Victoria, BC V8V 1V1

ARBUTUS TAX SERVICES is registered with the CRA, Canada Revenue Agency to efile tax returns.



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