Consequence of Ignoring
an IRS Tax Notice
In a court case ruling earlier this year, the IRS claimed a part-time bookkeeper who had none of the following:
- No company ownership.
- Not an officer of the company.
- No check-signing authority on the company bank accounts.
was a responsible person for the unpaid payroll taxes and the 100% trust fund penalty.
Even though the bookkeeper had no authority, he failed to respond to IRS Letter 1153 sent by certified mail. He signed the certified receipt thus acknowledging he received the notice. This letter gave the bookkeeper 60 days to challenge the monies owed by submitting a written appeal. Thus, the court ruled in favor of the IRS.
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