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Kristi Mathisen
Kristi Mathisen
Kristi is Managing Director of Tax and Financial Planning at Laird Norton Wealth Management. An attorney and CPA with more than 25 years of financial-services experience, Kristi writes on the implications of tax issues at the local, state and federal levels.

All posts by Kristi Mathisen

Financial and Business Planning | on February 14, 2018 / By Kristi Mathisen Business Owners’ Quick Guide to the New 20% Deduction on Biz Income Are you a business owner? The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 could have some very good news for you. If you report y...
Financial and Business Planning | on December 29, 2017 / By Kristi Mathisen Thinking of Pre-Paying State and Local Taxes? Some Guidance from the IRS Should I pre-pay 2018 state and local taxes in 2017? The new tax law, signed into law just before the holidays, did...
Financial and Business Planning | on July 25, 2017 / By Kristi Mathisen Does Your Collectible Car Get a Tax Break?   Collecting fine art, exotic cars and antiques is a passion. Whatever your prized collectible, it's helpfu...
Financial and Business Planning | on April 13, 2017 / By Kristi Mathisen Why 2016 Tax Returns are Due April 18 Good news for all you procrastinators out there! Normally, US tax returns are due April 15. This year is a bit diff...
Financial and Business Planning | on February 11, 2016 / By Kristi Mathisen Some Key Tax Breaks Are Now Permanent As we finish with 2015 taxes, there's a bit of good news to look forward to. At the end of last year, President Oba...
Financial and Business Planning | on February 05, 2016 / By Kristi Mathisen Medicare Part B Premiums: Some Clarity Higher-income Americans are paying higher premiums again this year for "Part B" Medicare, which covers doctors an...
Financial and Business Planning | on January 29, 2016 / By Kristi Mathisen 2015 Changes to Social Security: Focus Is on “File-and-Suspend” Think you have your Social Security strategy figured out? It's time to take another look. Late in 2015, Congress vo...
Family and Finance | on February 23, 2015 / By Kristi Mathisen LOANS THAT ARE ALL IN THE FAMILY Lending money to family members isn’t always a good idea. But in the right circumstances, such loans can benefit ...
Financial and Business Planning | on December 22, 2014 / By Kristi Mathisen The Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014 The aptly named "Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014" was signed into law last Friday by President Obama. The law g...