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IRS Penalties for Late-Filed Forms 5471

The Dewees v. United States, 16-cv-01579 (D.D.C. 2017) case is a good reminder that late-filed Forms 5471 should include reasonable cause statements. These statements can be submitted under the IRS’s Delinquent International Information Return Submission Procedures to avoid penalties being …..

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Online Payment Account Triggered FBAR Filing, Poker Websites Did Not

In Hom v. United States, No. 14-16214 (9th Cir. 2016), the court addressed whether an online payment account and whether poker websites triggered FBAR filing requirements. FBAR Filing Requirements Taxpayers with an interest in or authority over certain…