10 Oct Exemption from IRS Filing in Bankruptcy
Here is the hard part, to qualify:
1. The corporation must have ceased business operations and must have neither assets nor income for the tax year.
2. The exemption request must be submitted to the local IRS Insolvency office handling the case. For the appropriate address to mail the request to call (800) 973-0424
The request must include the:
1. Name, address, and EIN of the corporation and a statement of the facts and supporting documents showing why you need relief from the filing requirements.
2. Following statement: “I hereby request relief from filing federal income tax returns for tax years ending _____ for the above-named corporation and declare under penalties of perjury that to the best of my knowledge and belief the information contained herein is correct.” The statement must be signed by you, and you must include your notice of appointment as the corporation’s designated representative, unless of course you are a bankruptcy trustee or debtor-in-possession.
The IRS has 90 days to act on this request.