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We prepare most type of tax returns:


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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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My husband and I had to deal with canceled debt from a Deed in Lieu of Foreclosure on a second home with our 2012 taxes. We never had to deal with this type of tax experience and needless to say, we were fearful. Owing taxes on possible additional income was stressful. We searched for CPA’s as well as info about DILs and how Insolvency worked. When we came across Gary’s website, we were impressed. We found his website 8 months prior to tax season. We kept it as a “Favorite” as we knew we would need to contact him for assistance. When it was time to get a CPA, we called Gary. We felt relieved that we actually had someone that not only understood our concerns but was an expert in this area. He walked us through the process and all the time telling us not to worry. When our taxes were completed, you cannot imagine the relief we had when we actually were able to get a refund.

Gary is a dedicated professional and attentive to his clients. We love the virtual office as it is convenient during tax time and he’s fees were fair and affordable when you consider the depth of work accomplished on our taxes!

We’ve already started recommending Gary to others. We are so blessed and grateful for all that Gary did to assist with our taxes.


Patty and Tim, Fredericksburg, VA

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Even though Gary enjoys helping colleagues, we no longer provide free consults to other tax preparers. He's happy to consult on an hourly billing basis if our schedule allows.

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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.

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