THE FOREIGN SERVICE JOURNAL
LEGAL SERVICESATTORNEY WITH OVER 25 YEARS’ success- ful experience SPECIALIZING FULL-TIME IN FS GRIEVANCES will more than double your chance of winning: 30% of grievants win before the Grievance Board; 85% of my clients win. Only a private attor- ney can adequately develop and present your case, including necessary regs, arcane legal doctrines, precedents and rules. Call Bridget R. Mugane at: Tel: (301) 596-0175 or (202) 387-4383. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: foreignservicelawyer.com Free initial telephone consultation.
EXPERIENCED ATTORNEYS REPRESENTING FS
grievances, performance, promotion and tenure, financial claims,
discrimination and disciplinary actions. We represent FS officers at all
stages of the proceedings from an investigation, issuance of proposed
discipline or initiation of a grievance, through hearing before the FSGB.
We provide experienced, timely and knowledgeable advice to employ-
ees from junior untenured officers through the Senior FS, and often
work closely with AFSA. Kalijarvi, Chuzi, Newman & Fitch.
Tel: (202) 331-9260.
TAX & FINANCIAL SERVICES
DAVID L. MORTIMER, CPA:
Income tax planning
and preparation for 20 years in Alexandria, Va. Free
Tel: (703) 743-0272.
IRVING AND COMPANY, CPA.
Scott Irving, CPA, has more than 18
years of experience and specializes in Foreign Service family tax prepa-
ration and tax planning.
Tel: (202) 257-2318.
PROFESSIONAL TAX RETURN PREPARATION
Arthur A. Granberg, EA, ATA, ATP, has more than 45 years of
experience in public tax practice. Our Associates include EAs &
CPAs. Our rate is $125 per hour; most FS returns take just 3-4 hours.
Located near Ballston Mall and Metro station.
Tax Matters Associates PC
4420 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 501
Arlington VA 22203
Tel: (703) 522-3828.
Fax: (703) 522-5726.
WE PROVIDE FREE TAX CONSULTATION.
Specializing in Foreign
Service and overseas tax returns for 30-plus years. Income tax
preparation and representation by Enrolled Agents. Electronic filing
of tax returns for fast processing. Taxes can be completed via: email,
phone or in person. We handle all state filings. Custom comments
provided on each return to help keep our clients heading in the right
financial direction. TAX TRAX, a financial planning report card, is
available. Tax notices and past due returns welcome. Office open year
round. Financial planning available, no product sales, hourly fee.
Send us your last 3 returns for a free review.
Financial Forecasts, Inc.
Barry B. DeMarr, CFP, EA & Bryan F. DeMarr, EA
3918 Prosperity Ave #318, Fairfax VA 22031
Tel: (703) 289-1167.
Fax: (703) 289-1178.
FINANCIAL PLANNING FOR FOREIGN SERVICE EMPLOYEES
Fee-Only, Fiduciary, Foreign Service Specialized. 20+ years of FS life
experience. FSI financial planning subject matter expert/lecturer.
Together, let’s make a plan that encompasses your TSP, IRAs,
Investments, Retirement, Homeownership, College Funding
and other goals. In-person or virtual meetings.
William Carrington CFP®, RMA®
CORPORATE APARTMENT SPECIALISTS.
Abundant experience with
Foreign Service professionals. We work with sliding scales. TDY per diems
accepted. We have the locations to best serve you: Foggy Bottom (walking
to Main State), Woodley Park, Chevy Chase and several Arlington loca-
tions convenient to NFATC. Wi-Fi and all furnishings, houseware, utilities,
telephone and cable included.
Tel: (703) 979-2830 or (800) 914-2802.
Fax: (703) 979-2813.
DC GUEST APARTMENTS.
Not your typical “corporate” apartments—
we’re different! Located in Dupont Circle, we designed our apartments
as places where we’d like to live and work—beautifully furnished and
fully equipped (including Internet & satellite TV). Most importantly, we
understand that occasionally needs change, so we never penalize you if
you leave early. You only pay for the nights you stay, even if your plans
change at the last minute. We also don’t believe in minimum stays or extra
charges like application or cleaning fees. And we always work with you on
Tel: (202) 536-2500.
FURNISHED LUXURY APARTMENTS.
Short/long-term. Best locations:
Dupont Circle, Georgetown. Utilities included. All price ranges/sizes.
Tel: (202) 251-9482.
FULLY FURNISHED, PETS
welcome, one & two bedrooms.
Courthouse & Ballston Metro. Executive Lodging Alternatives.
DC LUXE PROPERTIES.
In business for more than 20 years, our
luxurious fully furnished and equipped apartments are uniquely ours.
We don’t rent out “other people’s apartments” like most other
providers of temporary housing. We specialize in fully renovated his-
toric properties in the Dupont Circle neighborhood, close to everything,
for the authentic D.C. experience. All our apartments have their own
washer/dryer units and individual heating/cooling controls, as well as
Internet and cable TV, etc. We never charge application or cleaning fees,
and work with you on per diem. Please look at our website to view our
beautiful apartments and pick out your next home in D.C.
Tel: (202) 462-4304.
1, 2, 3 and 4 BR flats/houses in 25 properties
located in the Clarendon/Ballston corridor. Newly renovated,
completely furnished, all-inclusive (parking, maid, utilities).
Rates start at $2750/mo. We work with per diem. Check out our listings.
Welcoming Foreign Service for the last decade!
Tel: (703) 527-1614. Ask for Claire or Jonathan.
LUXURY 5-STAR HOME
lease in Tucson, Arizona, with private pool and
on golf course. Recommended by Foreign Service guest.
Tel: (206) 679-6126.