Identify Which of the Following Statements Is True.
Identify which of the following statements is true.
A)An individual taxpayer may be subject to a penalty for underpayment of estimated taxes if his balance of tax due when he files is $500.
B)A penalty for substantial understatement will potentially be assessed on an individual if the underpayment of tax exceeds the greater of 15% of the tax shown on the return or $5,000.
C)Substantial authority exists for a position that is supported by a decision rendered by the Court of Appeals for the taxpayer's own circuit.
D)All of the above are true.
Identify which of the following statements is false.
A)If fraud is asserted in a tax transaction,the burden of proof falls on the IRS.
B)The civil fraud penalty consists of 75% of the tax underpayment attributable to fraud plus 25% of the interest payable on the portion of the underpayment resulting from the fraud.
C)The government must prove its case "beyond a reasonable doubt" in order for the court or jury to convict a taxpayer of criminal fraud.
D)The fraud penalty can be imposed with respect to income,gift,and estate tax returns.
A six-year statute of limitation rule applies if the taxpayer
A)understates taxable income by 25%.
B)understates AGI by 25%.
C)understates gross income by 25%.
D)none of the above
On April 15,2010,a married couple filed their joint 2009 tax return showing gross income of $120,000.Their return was prepared by a professional tax preparer who mistakenly omitted $45,000 of income,which the preparer in good faith considered to be nontaxable.No information with regard to this omitted income was disclosed on the return or attached statements.By what date must the IRS assert a notice of deficiency before the statute of limitations expires?