Tax Strategies for the CJA Panel

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Speaker and Topic: Tax Strategies for the CJA Panel with Valerie Moseley, CPA


Many of you on the CJA Panel are self-employed, small business owners, or derive a substantial portion of your income from public defense contracting. These uncertain economic times are a good opportunity to learn about tax strategies to help your firm, set aside funds for retirement, and save money.


Valerie Moseley is a CPA licensed with the Washington State Board of Accountancy.  She is a QuickBooks ProAdvisor, a Xero Certified Partner, and a Freshbooks Certified Beancounter. She is also a member of the Washington State Society of CPAs, the National Association of Tax Professionals, and the Accounting & Financial Women's Alliance where she is active in the Seattle chapter's tax roundtable. She is a financial literacy volunteer with the Washington State Society of CPAs and through that organization has helped new homeowners, low-income taxpayers, and budding business owners. She also volunteers with the Small Business Administration, introducing entrepreneurs to the fun world of business tax obligations in SCORE's monthly Small Business Workshop, and coaching entrepreneurs in SBA's Emerging Leader's Program. Valerie has a background in the performing arts; she is the former Treasurer of the Board of Ear to the Ground, a Seattle-based physical theatre company, and is the former Treasurer of the Board of Washington Lawyers for the Arts.