Seven Signs Your Noncompliance Will Be Considered Willful
Seven Signs Your Noncompliance Will Be Considered Willful
There are many ways taxpayers can get the attention of the IRS. Although a lot of people make innocent mistakes when they file their tax returns, there are others who willfully look for ways to skip out on the taxes they owe. The IRS does treat those two groups of people differently. However, the extent of your punishment will all depend on which side of the equation you end up. Are you willful or not? That is the question. If you’re worried the IRS might consider your tax missteps as willful there are some things to look out for.
What is Noncompliance?
Noncompliance is exactly what it sounds like, not complying with the IRS’s tax code. On the other hand, if you think what you’re doing is perfectly fine, you should still take note: ignorance is no excuse as far as the IRS is concerned. These are some of the signs that people on both sides of the equation should be aware of.
- Using code words when communicating
- Withdrawing and depositing cash
- Switching money around from one country or bank to another
- Failing to inform your tax preparer of certain items
- Not reporting all of your accounts
- Not filing all of the necessary forms
- Asking your bank to forgo sending you statements
If you have more questions about tax compliance…
Any of these actions could be deemed willful noncompliance by the IRS under the right circumstances, so beware and be careful. Of course, there are other signs to watch out for, and at the same time none of these is an automatic guilty offense. However, they could catch the IRS’ attention and that could lead to problems. If you’re not 100 percent sure about your tax planning and preparation, then contact us at GROCO for professional help you can rely on. Call us at 1-877-CPA-2006.
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