Internal Revenue Service July 18, 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Tax Return Preparer Due Diligence Penalty Under Section 6695(g)
Document Number: 2018-15351
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-07-18
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains proposed regulations that amend portions of previously proposed regulations related to the tax return preparer penalty under section 6695(g) of the Internal Revenue Code (Code). These amendments to the previously proposed regulations are necessary to implement a recent law change that expands the scope of the tax return preparer due diligence penalty under section 6695(g) so that it applies with respect to eligibility to file a return or claim for refund as head of household. The proposed regulations affect tax return preparers.