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Tax Return Preparer Due Diligence Penalty Under Section 6695(g); Correction

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Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.


Correcting amendment.


This document contains a correction to final regulations (TD 9842) that were published in the Federal Register on Wednesday, November 7, 2018. The final regulations relate to the tax return preparer penalty.


This correction is effective December 17, 2018 and applicable November 7, 2018.

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Marshall French at (202) 317-6845 (not a toll-free number).

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The final regulations (TD 9842) that are the subject of this correction are Start Printed Page 64459under section 6695(g) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Need for Correction

As published November 7, 2018 (83 FR 55632), the final regulations (TD 9842) contain an error that needs to be corrected.

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List of Subjects in 26 CFR Part 1

  • Income taxes
  • Reporting and recordkeeping requirements
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Correction of Publication

Accordingly, 26 CFR part 1 is corrected by making the following correcting amendment:

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Paragraph 1. The authority citation for part 1 continues to read in part as follows:

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Authority: 26 U.S.C. 7805 * * *

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Par. 2. Section 1.6695-2 is amended by redesignating the second occurrence of paragraph (b)(3)(ii)(D) as paragraph (b)(3)(ii)(E).

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Martin V. Franks,

Chief, Publications and Regulations Branch, Legal Processing Division, Associate Chief Counsel (Procedure and Administration).

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[FR Doc. 2018-26969 Filed 12-14-18; 8:45 am]