Forbes Article on Offshore Cryptocurrency – Featuring Sean M. Golding
Forbes Article on Offshore Cryptocurrency – Featuring Sean M. Golding (Board Certified Tax Law Specialist)
Golding & Golding would like to congratulate Managing Partner Sean M. Golding, JD, LL.M., EA – Board Certified Tax Law Specialist for being featured in the recent Forbes Article “Bitcoin: IRS Takes On The Crooks—And The Good Guys“
Sean M. Golding, JD, LL.M., EA – Certified Tax Law Specialist
Our Managing Partner, Sean M. Golding, JD, LLM, EA is the only Attorney nationwide who has earned the Board Certified Tax Law Specialist credential and specializes exclusively in IRS Offshore & Voluntary Disclosure.
He is a 20-year attorney with a license in both New York & California and has a Master’s degree in Tax Law.
In addition, Sean is also an Enrolled Agent (the highest credential awarded by the IRS). As an Enrolled Agent, he is authorized to represent clients before the IRS nationwide.
Less than 1% of Tax Attorneys Nationwide Are Certified Specialists
Anyone can say they “specialize” in tax, but only a few are State Bar Certified Tax Law Specialists.
Sean M. Golding is one of less than 350 attorneys (out of more than 200,000 practicing California Attorneys) to earn the Certified Tax Law Specialist credential. The credential is awarded to less than 1% of attorneys.
Sean has served as a contributing author to the NOLO legal book series on issues involving U.S. and International IRS and State Tax matters for individuals and businesses.
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Sean represents clients in:
- IRS Voluntary Disclosure (IRM)
- Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures
- Streamlined Domestic Offshore Procedures
- Streamlined Foreign Offshore Procedures
- FBAR Penalties
- Form 8938 Penalties (FATCA)
- Form 3520 Penalties
- Form 5471 Penalties
- Form 8865 Penalties
- International Tax Investigations
He is frequently called upon to lecture and write on issues involving IRS Voluntary Disclosure and other international tax law issues.
Sean has been retained to represent clients in IRS Voluntary Disclosure disclosures matters with unreported accounts reaching nearly $40,000,000 in a single disclosure and has substantial experience with facilitating compliance of Foreign Corporations, CFC (Controlled Foreign Corporations), and PFIC (Passive Foreign Investment Companies), in all aspects of IRS Voluntary Disclosure.
Sean’s clients include U.S. and foreign businesses and families living throughout the states, as well as abroad. Past and current clients reside in Afghanistan, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bermuda, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Bulgaria, Canada, Cayman Islands, China, Costa Rica, Dubai, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jersey Islands, Korea, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Philippines, Romania, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, South Africa, Thailand, Taiwan, Turkey, UAE, and more.
Sean graduated from one of the nation’s Top Master of Tax Law Programs at the University of Denver, where he also received his Bachelor’s degree. He worked his way through school and earned Dean’s List distinction at both Whittier Law School and University of Denver.
- Certified Tax Law Specialist (Less than 1% of Practicing Tax Attorneys Nationwide)
- Member, State Bar of California, 1999-Present (Inactive 2004-2005 while launching NY practice)
- Member, State Bar of New York, 2004-Present
- Enrolled Agent, Federally Licensed Tax Practitioner
- Admitted, United States Tax Court
- Real Estate Broker, California Department of Real Estate
- Member, American Bar Association (Tax Section)
Sean is originally from New York City and currently resides with his family in Southern California. He is active within the community and serves on various legal panels. Sean is also a former ranked junior competitor Tennis Player in the Eastern Tennis Association (part of the USTA). In his free time, Sean enjoys traveling.
Sean holds a Master's in Tax Law from one of the top Tax LL.M. programs in the country at the University of Denver, and has also earned the prestigious Enrolled Agent credential. Mr. Golding is also a Board Certified Tax Law Specialist Attorney (A designation earned by Less than 1% of Attorneys nationwide.)
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