Until you know what to ask, you won't know if your clients need one of the many complex international information returns. The risk is high, with penalties ranging from $10,000 to $100,000 if returns are overlooked or completed incorrectly. Once these penalties are assessed, it can be nearly impossible to convince the IRS to waive them. Thus, it is critical for practitioners to screen clients to make sure that they are staying out of trouble and for business owners to understand the risks to make sure their team is covering all bases.
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Crystal Stranger started out as a software developer in the tech world of San Francisco, then ended up homeless in the dot com crash. She turned her life around as an investor gaining millions in real estate, then worked in finance and became an enrolled agent and a federally licensed for tax planning and representation. Crystal has worked in project management and product development across different industries, but continually comes back around to software. She has been writing about cryptocurrency tax and regulatory issues since 2014 and has built several companies from the ground up.
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