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First Tax Cuts, But Then Tariffs?

From tax cuts to tariff hikes, what is Trump’s economic endgame? March 19, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP The United States is being pulled in several economic directions under Trump’s administration. I won’t call it “leadership” as that would be overstating things quite a bit. However, while fans of Trump rightly lauded his […]

Property Is Your Ticket To Freedom

From getting out of your parents’ house to getting out of the nanny state: Property Is Freedom. March 5, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP Property is the lynchpin of freedom. I’ve said it before in defense of the right to own property, and I’ll say it again. What I’m finding is, people don’t […]

Borderless Interview: Escaping the Politically Obsessed Culture

February 28, 2018 With Bobby Casey, Managing Director at GWP and James Guzman of   Expat, James Guzman, interviews Bobby Casey to discuss how they make sense of and remain sane in a hyper politicized climate. Show notes: 4:30 The Trump administration’s effect on the economy 8:20 How to make sense of the debt […]

Bipartisan Congressional Budget Deal is an Act of Political Cowardice

What headlines call bipartisan compromise, is really just political cowardice. February 12, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP I’m looking at this two year budget deal Trump just signed, and what is being hailed as some heroic and collaborative compromise is really just plain cowardice. As many of you know, I’m an expat living […]

It’s 2018: Have Your Personal Tax Strategies Evolved?

Many long-standing deductions and exemptions will be no more, which might require all new tax strategies. January 26, 2018 By: Diane Kennedy, CPA I normally write about tax strategies for business owners and real estate investors. There’s been plenty to write about with the 2018 Tax Cuts and Job Act. Today and tomorrow, though, […]

Is Your E-Commerce Business Ready for the Sales Tax Changes?

E-commerce businesses faces sales tax changes due to Marketplace Fairness Act. January 23, 2018 By: Diane Kennedy, CPA In 2018, the State of Washington’s new marketplace rules take effect. Marketplace facilitators (like Amazon) will be required to collect sales tax on behalf of marketplace sellers that have not otherwise established a physical presence of […]

Possible Tax Hikes Due to Lack of Fiscal Priorities

The deceptive excuse for tax hikes is blamed on lack of funds, when in fact, it’s lack of fiscal priorities. January 22, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, GWP Managing Director Tax hikes appeal to people who think that if more funding were available, the problems would be solved. The truth is, money doesn’t solve things. Solutions […]

Do You Need a Strategy for Casualty and Theft Losses in 2017?

The scope of eligible casualty and theft loss tax deductions will narrow dramatically starting in 2018. January 19, 2018 By: Dianne Kennedy, CPA In 2018, we lose the ability to write off most casualty and theft losses. The only casualty losses that will remain a write-off are ones that occur in a federally designated disaster zone. […]

Big Changes for Bonus Depreciation

Bonus depreciation is changing in a big way, so it might be time to figure out how you take advantage of the new laws. January 17, 2018 By: Diane Kennedy, CPA The 2018 Tax Cuts and Job Act has three important differences regarding bonus depreciation: 1. The bonus depreciation will temporarily be 100%! 2. In order […]

Brace Yourselves: Pentagon to Undergo FIRST EVER Audit in 2018

Pentagon is one of the last federal agencies to undergo an audit, and 2018 is the first year it will do so. January 15, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP Reading some of the headlines, you’d think the upcoming audit of the Pentagon was some remarkable political feat. It’s not. It was certainly a […]