IRS Accuracy Related Penalties

The IRS may impose a twenty percent accuracy-related penalty if it determines that there is a substantial understatement of income tax according to IRC 6662. You may avoid all or part of the penalty by showing that: (1) you acted in good faith, (2) the understatement was based on substantial authority, or (3) there was a reasonable basis for…

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IRS Accuracy Related Penalties

Section 6662(a) and (b)(1) imposes a penalty equal to 20 percent of the underpayment of tax due to negligence or intentional disregard of the rules or regulations.  If your attitude toward the preparation of your tax returns appears to be cavalier you will definitely be held accountable for the penalty.  That is why it is very important to craft each…

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Suspension of IRS interest and penalties

Generally the IRS has 3 years from the date you filed your return or the date the return was due to assess any additional tax.  However if you timely file your tax return interest and certain penalties will be suspended if the IRS does not mail a notice to you within a 36 month period…

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IRS Penalties – facts

The tax filing deadline is approaching. If you don’t file your return and pay your tax by the due date you may have to pay a penalty. Here are nine things the IRS wants you to know about the two different penalties you may face if you do not pay or file on time. If…

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