Tax (Accountants) in Washington DC
1751 Pinnacle Drive, Suite 600 McLean,, Washington, D.C., VA. 22102
Brickett Consulting is a boutique tax compliance and consulting firm focused on US taxpayers living, working, or investing overseas, foreign nationals with US tax filing obligations, and businesses with a global workforce. Clients include individual taxpayers, multi-national companies, global non-profit organizations, and US government contractors.
Located in the Washington DC metropolitan area, Brickett Consulting combines the tax technical skills of a large public accounting firm with the personal services, tailored solutions, and practical advice offered by a boutique firm.
Services include US tax return preparation, foreign tax return coordination, Foreign Bank Account Reporting (FBAR), Offshore Voluntary Disclosure (OVDP) compliance, cross border tax planning, tax policy development, implementation and on-going calculations, and global payroll review and consulting. The firm also offers specialized consulting and compliance services related to Status of Forces Agreements (SOFA), US Agency for International Development (USAID) bilateral agreements, and unique visa situations.
Notable members of the firm:
Danielle Petroff-Gobeille, CPA
With over 20 years of international tax experience, Danielle understands the challenges both employers and employees face when working in a global environment. Her experience includes individual clients who have moved overseas and foreign nationals who live or work in the US, own US real estate or who are members of corporate boards. In addition, Danielle has worked with individual clients and legal counsel to prepare successful OVDP and streamlined submissions. She also supports corporate and non-profit organizations who are just beginning to expand globally to those with significant, mature global mobility programs.
Danielle assists clients with all aspects of the tax compliance process, including pre-assignment planning, tax return preparation, co-ordination of global tax filings, hypothetical tax calculations, tax equalization calculations. In addition, she has extensive global payroll experience including helping companies set up the payroll process for inpatriates and expatriates assignees, applying for Certificates of Coverage determining reportable compensation for W-2 purposes and reviewing year end payroll processes.
Danielle also works with clients to develop practical solutions for the growing population of business travelers, who trigger individual and corporate tax compliance/withholding obligations, often unintentionally.Danielle understands that all clients have different needs and corporate cultures, therefore she provides individualized solutions and world class client service to meet the needs of her clients.
Danielle joined Brickett Consulting, LLC in 2018 to manage the firms tax compliance practice. Danielle worked with Patty for over 18 years at various public accounting firms and together they offer clients over 50 years of combined experience.
Danielle’s clients include organizations with globally mobile employee populations of all sizes; including both organizations with US employees working abroad and foreign national working in the U.S. In addition, Danielle works with individuals who need assistance with their global tax affairs or voluntary disclosures
With 30 years of international tax compliance and consulting experience working for the country’s largest public accounting firms, including five years living and working outside of the United States, Patty understands the tax, payroll and human resource complexities faced by global businesses with employees working outside of their home country, as well as the challenges encountered by individuals with tax filing obligations in more than one country. Patty formed Brickett Consulting to offer these clients –both businesses and individuals -- straightforward, practical solutions to complex international tax issues based on technical expertise and real-world experience.
Patty’s clients include multinational businesses, global non-profit organizations, and US government contractors with US employees working overseas, foreign national employees working in the US, or Third Country National employees (TCN’s) working outside of their home country, and individual taxpayers who live, work or invest outside of the US and have complex US and foreign tax issues.
Patty is a frequent speaker and thought leader on international tax issues related to cross-border employment. She has presented before professional organizations such as the American Society of Certified Public Accountants, the District of Columbia Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants, the District of Columbia Bar Association, the Society for Human Resource Management, and Humentum (formerly Inside NGO). She was also a guest lecturer on Expatriate Taxation for the American University Masters in Tax program for over 10 years.