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Gary Bode, CPA is a Master's Degreed, nation wide accountant offering tax and business services. Member of AICPA and NCACPA. Our virtual office provides excellent service to long distance and international clients. Call (910) 399-2705 for a free phone consult.

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Gary Bode has provided tax preparation and business accounting assistance to me for three years now, and I can honestly say that I rest well at night, knowing that someone is tending to the details that I don't have time to master.  He is professional, always willing to work through a complex situation, and he explores every angle.

I look forward to working with Gary for many years to come, and wholeheartedly recommend his services to anyone who is looking for the assistance of a capable accountant.

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CPA Accountant explains IRS Late Filing Penalty Abatement and Tax Form 843 | reasonable cause

CPA accountant late filing penalty tax form 843

The IRS sometimes abates penalties. But you have to request it by letter or tax Form 843. (910) 399-2705.

CPA accountants routinely try to abate IRS penalties. The late filing penalty is most common. There’s two ways to do that. One involves sending tax Form 843. The other is responding to the IRS Notice with a well-crafted letter requesting abatement of the late filing penalty for reasonable cause.

The IRS offers an automatic  abatement for the late filing penalty if you’ve got a good history of compliance with the IRS. But you have to request it. However, I’ve seen them abate more than just one penalty. So, we craft a legitimate reasonable cause for tax Form 843. Typical reasonable causes include loss of records, death in the family, serious illness, divorce, natural disasters etc.

Not all IRS penalties Qualify:

Naturally, wrinkles exist in the IRS penalty abatement policy.

“You don’t a CPA accountant to request abatement for IRS penalties.” – Gary Bode, CPA Accountant

But if you’re having tax problems consider calling us for free phone consult.

We’re a nationwide CPA firm with a virtual office. (910) 399-2705.

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