26 U.S. Code § 6686 - Failure to file returns or supply information by DISC or former FSC
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In addition to the penalty imposed by section 7203 (relating to willful failure to file return, supply information, or pay tax) any person required to supply information or to file a return under section 6011 (c) who fails to supply such information or file such return at the time prescribed by the Secretary, or who files a return which does not show the information required, shall pay a penalty of $100 for each failure to supply information (but the total amount imposed on the delinquent person for all such failures during any calendar year shall not exceed $25,000) or a penalty of $1,000 for each failure to file a return, unless it is shown that such failure is due to reasonable cause.
Source(Added Pub. L. 92–178, title V, § 504(d),Dec. 10, 1971, 85 Stat. 551; amended Pub. L. 94–455, title XIX, § 1906(b)(13)(A),Oct. 4, 1976, 90 Stat. 1834; Pub. L. 98–369, div. A, title VIII, § 801(d)(15)(A),July 18, 1984, 98 Stat. 997; Pub. L. 110–172, § 11(g)(21),Dec. 29, 2007, 121 Stat. 2491.)
2007—Pub. L. 110–172inserted “former” before “FSC” in section catchline.
1984—Pub. L. 98–369substituted “Failure to file returns or supply information by DISC or FSC” for “Failure of DISC to file returns” in section catchline, and in text substituted “section 6011 (c)” for “section 6011 (e)”.
1976—Pub. L. 94–455struck out “or his delegate” after “Secretary”.
Effective Date of 1984 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 98–369applicable to transactions after Dec. 31, 1984, in taxable years ending after such date, see section 805(a)(1) ofPub. L. 98–369, as amended, set out as a note under section 245 of this title.