Can you or your business afford to pay the IRS $200,000 a year?
Did you get a letter from the IRS threatening to impose this fine? If you haven’t already, you still may. Consider yourself lucky if you have not. You have more time to straighten this situation out. Do not wait for this letter before you call an expert to help you. Even if you have been audited already, you could still get the letter and/or fine. One has nothing to do with the other.
Many businesses that participated in a 412i retirement plan or a 419 welfare benefit plan are being fined by the IRS. Many of these plans were not in compliance with the law and are considered abusive tax shelters. Many business owners are not even aware that the welfare benefit plan or retirement plan that they are participating in may be an abusive tax shelter and that they are in serious jeopardy of huge IRS penalties for each year that they have been in the plan.
Insurance companies, CPAs, sellers of these 419 welfare benefit plans or 412i retirement plans, as well as anyone that gave tax advice or recommended participation in one or more of these plans is in danger of being sued, fined by the IRS, or both.
There is help available if you think you may be involved with one of these 419 welfare benefit plans, 412i retirement plans, or any abusive tax shelter. IRS penalty abatement is an option if you act now. Feel free to contact me for more information.