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DECEMBER 2016

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THE FOREIGN SERVICE JOURNAL

CLASSIFIED ADVERTISEMENTS

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LEGAL SERVICES

ATTORNEY WITH OVER 30 YEARS’ successful 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 attorney can adequately develop and present your case, including necessary regs, arcane legal doctrines, precedents and rules. Free initial telephone consultation. Call Bridget R. Mugane at— Tel: (301) 596-0175 or (202) 387-4383. Email: fsatty@comcast.net Website: foreignservicelawyer.com

EXPERIENCED ATTORNEYS REPRESENTING FS

officers in 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 employees from junior

untenured officers through the Senior FS, and often work closely with

AFSA. Kalijarvi, Chuzi, Newman & Fitch.

Tel: (202) 331-9260.

Email:

attorneys@kcnlaw.com

THE FEDERAL PRACTICE GROUP WORLDWIDE

has a dedicated

group of attorneys with over 100 years of collective experience and pro-

vides assistance to Foreign Service employees litigating before the FSGB,

EEOC, MSPB and OSC. Our attorneys specialize in federal employment

law, representing clients located across the globe who work at all types

of federal agencies. We defend our clients at all stages of litigation, for

all matters, and maintain professional relationships even post-legal rep-

resentation. For a free consultation please contact us, and mention you

saw this ad in

The Foreign Service Journal.

Tel: (202) 862-4360.

Website:

www.fedpractice.com

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TAX & FINANCIAL SERVICES

DAVID 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 17 years

of experience and specializes in Foreign Service family tax preparation

and tax planning.

Tel: (202) 257-2318.

Email:

info@irvingcom.com

Website:

www.irvingcom.com

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

$110 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.

Email:

aag8686@aol.com

FINANCIAL PLANNING FOR FOREIGN SERVICE EMPLOYEES

WORLDWIDE

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®

Email:

william@CarringtonFP.com

Website:

www.CarringtonFP.com

WE PROVIDE FREE TAX CONSULTATION.

Specializing in Foreign

Service and overseas tax returns for 30-plus years. Income tax prepa-

ration 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 direc-

tion. 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.

Email:

finfore@FFITAX.com

Website:

www.FFITAX.com U.S. TAXES FOR EXPATS . Brenner & Elsea-Mandojana, LLC, is a professional services firm that specializes in the tax, financial planning and business advisory needs of U.S. citizens, foreign persons and their businesses. Managing Member Christine Mandojana CPA, CFP ®, is the spouse of a Foreign Service officer who specializes in the unique aspects of expat taxation and financial planning, including rental properties. Managing Member Jim Brenner CPA/ABV, CGMA, has over 30 years of diverse experience, is an IRS Certified Acceptance Agent (for persons needing assistance with taxpayer ID numbers) and a QuickBooks Pro- Advisor. Tel: (281) 360-2800. Fax: (281) 359-6080. Email: info@globaltaxconsult.com Website: www.globaltaxconsult.com

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TEMPORARY HOUSING

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 Arling-

ton locations convenient to NFATC. Wi-Fi and all furnishings, house-

ware, utilities, telephone and cable included.

Tel: (703) 979-2830 or (800) 914-2802.

Fax: (703) 979-2813.

Email:

sales@corporateapartments.com

Website:

www.corporateapartments.com

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 per diem.

Tel: (202) 536-2500.

Email:

info@dcguestapartments.com

Website:

www.dcguestapartments.com

FURNISHED LUXURY APARTMENTS.

Short/long-term. Best locations:

Dupont Circle, Georgetown. Utilities included. All price ranges/sizes.

Parking available.

Tel: (202) 251-9482.

Email:

msussman4@gmail.com

SERVING FOREIGN SERVICE PERSONNEL FOR 25 YEARS,

ESPECIALLY THOSE WITH PETS.

Selection of condos, townhouses

and single-family homes accommodates most breeds and sizes.

All within a short walk of Metro stations in Arlington. Fully furnished

and equipped 1-4 bedrooms, within per diem rates.

EXECUTIVE LODGING ALTERNATIVES.

Email:

Finder5@ix.netcom.com