(a) Penalties to be additional to any other penalties
The penalties provided by section  6694, 6695, and 6695A shall be in addition to any other penalties provided by law.
(b) Deficiency procedures not to apply
Subchapter B of chapter 63 (relating to deficiency procedures for income, estate, gift, and certain excise taxes) shall not apply with respect to the assessment or collection of the penalties provided by sections
(c) Procedure for claiming refund
Any claim for credit or refund of any penalty paid under section
6695A shall be filed in accordance with regulations prescribed by the Secretary.
(d) Periods of limitation
The amount of any penalty under section
6694(a), section  6695, or 6695A shall be assessed within 3 years after the return or claim for refund with respect to which the penalty is assessed was filed, and no proceeding in court without assessment for the collection of such tax shall be begun after the expiration of such period. In the case of any penalty under section
6694(b), the penalty may be assessed, or a proceeding in court for the collection of the penalty may be begun without assessment, at any time.
(2) Claim for refund
Except as provided in section
6694(d), any claim for refund of an overpayment of any penalty assessed under section
6695A shall be filed within 3 years from the time the penalty was paid.
Section 1219(b)(2) ofPub. L. 109–280, which directed the amendment of section
6696 without specifying the act to be amended, was executed to this section, which is section 6696 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, to reflect the probable intent of Congress. See 2006 Amendment note below.
Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 110–28substituted “this title” for “subtitle A” in pars. (1) and (2).
2006—Pub. L. 109–280substituted “6694, 6695, and 6695A” for “6694 and 6695” wherever appearing in section catchline and text and “6694, 6695, or 6695A” for “6694 or 6695” wherever appearing in text. See Codification note above.
Effective Date of 2007 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 110–172effective as if included in the provisions of the Pension Protection Act of 2006, Pub. L. 109–280, to which such amendment relates, see section 3(j) ofPub. L. 110–172, set out as a note under section
170 of this title.
Amendment by Pub. L. 110–28applicable to returns prepared after May 25, 2007, see section 8246(c) ofPub. L. 110–28, set out as a note under section
6060 of this title.
Effective Date of 2006 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 109–280applicable to appraisals prepared with respect to returns or submissions filed after Aug. 17, 2006, with special rule for certain easements, see section 1219(e)(2), (3) ofPub. L. 109–280, set out as a note under section
170 of this title.
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