Global Compliance Specialists

Are You Ready to Become a Global Citizen?

When a U.S. Citizen wants to obtain second citizenship or residency, there are many factors to consider. The strength of the passport, income tax rules and ability to acclimate financially and lifestyle-wise are all important considerations.

Want to Give Up U.S. Citizenship or a Green Card?

U.S. persons seeking to formally expatriate from the United States have several reporting requirements to contend with, including Form 8854, dual status tax returns, exit tax and covered expatriate status. 

Are You A Covered Expatriate with Exit Tax Worries?

When a U.S. Citizen or Long-Term Lawful Permanent Resident wants to give up their U.S. status, there are potential tax implications. The formal process is referred to as Expatriation. Covered Expatriates may be subject to Exit Taxes. Planning may help to reduce or eliminate exit taxes.

Why Choose Golding & Golding?

Learn the differences between our value-driven 30-minute reduced-fee initial consultation by a Board-Certified Tax Law Specialist and the ‘free’ 15-minute sales pitch consultations advertised by other law firms. We also have resources to help you hire an experienced Offshore Disclosure Lawyer and avoid Attorneys falsely claiming to be ‘Board-Certified Tax Law Specialists.’

About Golding & Golding, APLC


Each case is led by a Board-Certified Tax Law Specialist and Support Team from beginning-to-end.


We represent clients nationwide and worldwide in over 80+ different countries with Offshore Compliance.


We have been featured in several US & International publications such as Forbes  & The Washington Post.


Full-service tax preparation, legal representation, follow-up, and examination defense for a flat-fee.

Common Myths about Expats and Expatriation

Expats do not pay us tax

Even if a U.S. person resides full-time overseas, they are still subject to IRS taxes on worldwide income and global account & asset reporting.

exit tax is a wealth tax

The exit tax is not a wealth tax. A person may have to pay an exit tax even if they are not considered ‘high-net-worth.’

expatriation is only for citizens

Several years ago, the US Government expanded the definition of expatriates to include certain Long-Term Residents

the irs cannot reach overseas

The IRS has entered into FATCA and other agreements with over 100 countries and may deny passports, levy accounts or seek a writ.

Schedule a Confidential Reduced-Fee Initial Consultation with a Board-Certified Tax Attorney Specialist


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