JoshuaKatz

About Joshua Katz

Joshua Katz, CPA is the founder of Universal Tax Professionals, an expat tax and accounting firm serving the needs of Americans living abroad. Joshua graduated from Boston University's School of Management and worked for several large accounting firms before realizing that he could provide his clients better service at lower rates. Feel free to email him directly at [email protected]
Short and Long End of the Capital Gains Stick
  • Short and Long End of the Capital Gains Stick

Short and Long End of the Capital Gains Stick

By |March 29th, 2016|

Are your investments making money? Have you been investing efficiently? Are you accumulating critical retirement assets? Are you achieving your ultimate financial goals? If you have answered yes to these questions, then it is because you’re likely on a solid financial ground or drawing a hefty income. However, you need to pay attention to […]

The Interesting Effects of Higher Interest Rates
  • The Interesting Effects of Higher Interest Rates

The Interesting Effects of Higher Interest Rates

By |February 1st, 2016|

The Feds made the fateful decision in December 2015 to hike interest rates for the first time since 2006 from historic lows of 0.25% to 0.5%. Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen has said that the central bank would gradually raise the rates in coming years. It indicates US economic recovery from global meltdown and full […]

Has Berkshire Hathaway's Stock Lost its Mojo?
  • Has Berkshire Hathaway's Stock Lost its Mojo?

Has Berkshire Hathaway’s Stock (BERK.A) Lost its Mojo?

By |January 12th, 2016|

Shares of Berkshire Hathaway (BERK.A) were down by 12% in 2015 compared to the 0.7% fall in S&P’s 500 indexes and were at its worst since 2009. It incurred a $38 million loss on its insurance underwriting businesses resulting in a 10% fall in its operating earnings for the second quarter of 2015. The first […]

How High Can Priceline Stock Reach?
  • How High Can Priceline Stock Reach?

How High Can Priceline Stock Reach?

By |December 30th, 2015|

Wall Street analysts had long ago predicted that the stock price of Priceline (NASDAQ: PCLN), the company that showed up around the dot-com bubble era, would stretch to around $1,200 per share. But it blew away all forecasts and topped expectations hitting a new all-time high of $1,400 a share. Today Priceline, the online […]

Facebook stock : Has it Reached it's Full Potential?
  • Facebook stock : Has it Reached it's Full Potential?

Facebook (FB) Stock : Has it Reached it’s Full Potential?

By |December 22nd, 2015|

Facebook’s (Symbol: FB, www.facebook.com)  stock price has continued to beat all estimates and hence investors have reason to worry whether the growth has plateaued. It could climb as high as $130/- thanks to its higher valuation brought on by its user growth, premium profitability, healthy cash flow and impressive acquisitions portfolio.

User retention and engagement […]