Appraiser’s Assistant Not Subject to Penalty for Inflated Appraisal

The IRS has attempted to expand its regulatory power by regulating those who prepare or assist in preparing tax returns. The courts have stifled these efforts. The recent United States v. Zak, No. 1:18-cv-05774 (N.D. Ga. 2019) case provides an example where the IRS attempted to regulate the conduct of those who merely assist a…

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