THE FOREIGN SERVICE JOURNAL
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EXPERIENCED ATTORNEYS REPRESENTING FS
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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 employees from junior
untenured officers through the Senior FS, and often work closely with
AFSA. Kalijarvi, Chuzi, Newman & Fitch.
Tel: (202) 331-9260.
by attorney who is a former FSO. Have your
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M. Bruce Hirshorn, Boring & Pilger, P.C.
307 Maple Ave. W., Suite D, Vienna VA 22180
Tel: (703) 281-2161. Fax: (703) 281-9464.
THE FEDERAL PRACTICE GROUP WORLDWIDE
has a dedicated
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vides assistance to Foreign Service employees litigating before the FSGB,
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TAX & FINANCIAL SERVICES
DAVID L. MORTIMER, CPA:
Income tax planning
and preparation for 20 years in Alexandria, Va. Free
Tel: (703) 743-0272.
JOEL CASSMAN CPA LLC.
Retired Foreign Service Officer with 30+ years
tax experience. Specializes in international and real estate tax issues.
Tel: (571) 221-0784.
IRVING AND COMPANY, CPA.
Scott Irving, CPA, has more than 17 years
of experience and specializes in Foreign Service family tax preparation
and tax planning.
Tel: (202) 257-2318.
PROFESSIONAL TAX RETURN PREPARATION
Arthur A. Granberg, EA, ATA, ATP, has more than 40 years of experience
in public tax practice. Our Associates include EAs & CPAs. Our rate is
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Mall and Metro station.
Tax Matters Associates PC
4420 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 500
Arlington VA 22203
Tel: (703) 522-3828.
Fax: (703) 522-5726.
WE PROVIDE FREE TAX CONSULTATION.
Specializing in Foreign Ser-
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Send us your last 3 returns for a free review.
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Barry B. DeMarr, CFP, EA & Bryan F. DeMarr, EA
3918 Prosperity Ave. #318, Fairfax VA 22031
Tel: (703) 289-1167.
Fax: (703) 289-1178.
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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, Invest-
ments, Retirement, Homeownership, College Funding and other goals.
In-person or virtual meetings.
William Carrington CFP®, RMA®