Fraud Is Not Enough: Intent to Evade Required to Extend Assessment Limitation Period for Partnership Items.


This post covers an interesting opinion from the Court of Claims, which holds that the filing of a partnership return that includes false or fraudulent items is not enough to extend the assessment limitations period. A showing that one or more partners had an intent to evade tax liability is required.

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