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Fri Dec 11, 2015, 06:31 PM

Need CPA information

I'm in Iowa helping my very elderly father. His CPA of many years messed up 2014 for my dad. Dad paid late state and federal taxes and the penalties are around 300 dollars. Is the CPA liable for the penalties and interest?

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roody Dec 2015 OP
SheilaT Dec 2015 #1

Response to roody (Original post)

Sat Dec 12, 2015, 06:08 PM

1. You could try calling some other CPA out there and ask.

 

Or maybe the IRS might know.

I sort of doubt that the CPA is liable, unless the agreement your dad has with him explicitly says he is. In any case, get the 300 dollars paid quickly so that penalties don't pile up.

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