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Tax Planning

This webcast recording gives an overview of the new Washington State Capital Gains tax which was recently upheld by the Washington State Supreme Court and its implications for taxpayers. Speaker Biographies: Pat Riley, CPA Pat is a tax partner in the Seattle office and has over 30 years of public accounting experience. He focuses on tax planning and compliance services for high-net-worth individuals and their families.  Pat has extensive experience helping clients with multinational issues, including the U.S. impacts of being a grantor or beneficiary of a non-U.S. trust, and estate planning where one or both individuals are not U.S. citizens. Prior to joining BDO, Pat was a partner and a Pacific Northwest practice leader for a Big Four firm.

Social Security Planning

When clients choose Avantia, they generally come for three main reasons: time, clarity, and security. This video will help the viewer understand how and why to audit their work history with the Social Security Administration. This is potentially worth hundreds of thousands of dollars and is often overlooked.

Portfolio Overlay Strategy

Please watch our webcast recording presented by Avantia and Neuberger Berman on “Enhancing Returns through a Portfolio Overlay Strategy”.

In this discussion, you will learn how underwriting risks in equity markets can provide superior risk-adjusted returns to your portfolio. Industry veteran and Neuberger Berman portfolio manager, Rory Ewing, will share their unique approach to underwriting risks using the options market.  

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