It’s always nice to get testimonials from happy clients. In this case, I was able to have a $4,280 late-filing penalty completely abated. The nonprofit organization had been assessed a late-filing penalty for two consecutive years. In both cases it was the CPA firm that dropped the ball and forgot to transmit the return as well as failed to file a timely extension request. In my 8-page letter, I was able to successfully argue that the organization and the CPA acted responsibly and would be able to avoid future late filings.
The CPA enclosed the following communication along with his payment for my services: