"The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax."
Who We Are
Canada/United States Income Tax Preparer
Brad Howland worked as a tax preparer for H&R Block, National Money Mart's Income Tax Department, and Fladar & Greene Chartered Accountants before forming Howland Tax Services in 1992. Brad is a member of the National Association of Tax Professionals, with over 20 years of experience handling all types of income tax situations and returns.
A specialist in cross-border tax scenarios, Brad is especially aware of the tax situations of musicians in Canada and the United States, being a professional musician himself. He performs as Principal Trombone of the Victoria Symphony Orchestra, and some of the notable people he has performed on the same stage with (as an orchestral or side musician) include Natalie MacMaster, Paul Anka, Sarah Brightman, Kiri Te Kanawa, David Foster, Dudley Moore, The Moody Blues, The Three Irish Tenors, Sheena Easton, Kenny G, and Celine Dion.
Canada Income Tax Preparer
Also a former tax preparer for H&R Block, Tom Eadie was the Office Manager for National Money Mart's Income Tax Department before launching his own successful bookkeeping and tax preparation business True-Blue Bookkeeping in 1996.
Tom is also a professional musician, formerly of the Victoria Symphony Orchestra, and performing regularly with Trombones To Go and Victoria's Belvedere Broadcasters.
Michelle graduated with a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Victoria and performs regularly around Victoria in concerts of all kinds.
Phil Hogan, Chartered Accountant
A Chartered Accountant practicing in Victoria, Phil focuses a majority of his time on Canadian and U.S. cross border income tax and planning.
Gedeon Law & CPA
Marc Gedeon is an accountant in California who works regularly with clients from Canada who come to work in the U.S.