Representation of Non-Willful Taxpayers Worldwide: If you were unaware of the requirement to disclose your foreign accounts and/or income, you may qualify for the IRS Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures (Streamlined Program), or a Reasonable Cause Statement (with a possible penalty waiver).
Unreported Foreign Accounts & Foreign Financial Assets: The Failure to Report Foreign Accounts, such as Bank Accounts, Retirement Accounts, and Investment Accounts on an FBAR (FinCEN 114) or FATCA Form 8938 may result in significant Fines, Penalties and even Criminal Investigations.
Intentional or Willful Failure to Disclose Foreign Accounts: If you knew or should have known that you were required to disclose/report your Foreign Accounts and/or Income but did not do so, you could face Criminal Prosecution for Tax Fraud or Tax Evasion. We have successfully represented clients worldwide.
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“Mr. Sean M. Golding’s empathetic expertise and timely decision-making involved me in positive actions and actual solutions. My results were: no penalties, no legal issues. My own mind now rests easy, at peace.” – OVDP & International Estate Tax Client
After hiring him as our tax attorney, Sean did not disappoint. He is always positive and proactive. He basically took my hand and walked me through the complex and ever-changing FATCA and voluntary disclosure maze.” — FATCA & OVDP Client
“They did our OVDP. We got our final letter and now we have peace of mind. What a relief, thank you.” – OVDP Client with various classes of assets in numerous different countries.
“Mr. Golding, thank you for helping me get through this without any problems.” – High-Profile International Tax Law Client with 11 foreign accounts and real estate, while facing civil and criminal penalties
Sean M. Golding is one of only a handful of attorneys licensed in both New York & California and has a Master’s degree in Tax Law. He has accumulated 17 years of legal experience and is also an Enrolled Agent, the highest credential awarded by the IRS. Sean has served as a contributing author to the NOLO legal book series on U.S. and International Tax Law issues.
Jenny has 11 years of legal experience and has been living in Southern California for over 30 years. After attending Whitney High School in Cerritos, Jenny earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics and a Minor in Computing from UCLA. She then graduated in the top third of her class at USC Gould School of Law, which is consistently ranked as one of the top 20 law schools in the United States.