Am I legally liable if my tax preparer screwed up? 3 Answers as of November 08, 2010

Am I legally liable if it was the fault of the person who did the taxes and not me how do I tell the IRS this?

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LT Pepper Law
LT Pepper Law | Luke T. Pepper
You may have a cause of action against the tax preparer.
Answer Applies to: Pennsylvania
Replied: 11/8/2010
David Hoines Law
David Hoines Law | David Hoines
Unfortunately it is, the IRS will generally waive penalties when tax preparer mistaken, but not tax and interest.
Answer Applies to: Florida
Replied: 11/8/2010
Law Office of Harry Gordon Oliver II
Law Office of Harry Gordon Oliver II | Harry Gordon Oliver II
Yes, but you may be able to sue the preparer for damages.

Maybe you can file an amended tax return to reduced the screw ups.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 11/8/2010
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