THE FOREIGN SERVICE JOURNAL
LEGAL SERVICESATTORNEY WITH OVER 25 YEARS’ successful experience SPECIAL- IZING 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 attorney 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
EXPERIENCED ATTORNEYS REPRESENTING FS
officers in griev-
ances, performance, promotion and tenure, financial claims, discrimi-
nation 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 pro-
vide 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.
TAX & FINANCIAL SERVICESDAVID L. MORTIMER, CPA: Income tax planning and preparation for 20 years in Alexandria, Va. Free consultation. Tel: (703) 743-0272. Email: David@mytaxcpa.net Website: www.mytaxcpa.net
IRVING AND COMPANY, CPA
. Scott Irving, CPA, has more than
18 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 experi-
ence 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 500
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 prepara-
tion 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. Finan-
cial 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®
DEMENTIA/ALZHEIMER’S RESIDENTAL CARE.
State-of art memory
care residence in Guatemala, between Guatemala City and colonial
Antigua, in beautiful wooded area. Top-notch security, caring staff,
1/2 to 1/3 the cost of inferior care in USA. 30 minutes from airport,
many daily flights under 2.5 hours from Houston, DFW, Atlanta, Miami.
Contact retired FSO Sue Patterson.
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 locations 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 historic proper-
ties 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 beau-
tiful apartments and pick out your next home in D.C.
Tel: (202) 462-4304.