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January 2008

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Lawmakers Increase Penalties

To pay for the “Heroes Earnings Assistance and Relief Tax Act of 2007” and add a drip of money (a measly $297 million over five years) to deficit reduction, lawmakers increased the minimum penalties for failing to file


S corporation returns to $100, and


individual returns to $250.


The new penalties probably won’t scare you into taking care of your filing requirements, but this will: Your chances of IRS audit jump dramatically when you fail to file your tax returns on time. ... Log in to view full article.

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