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Sec. 6688. Assessable Penalties With Respect To Information Required To Be Furnished Under Section 7654

In addition to any criminal penalty provided by law, any person described in section 7654(a) who is required under section 937(c) or by regulations prescribed under section 7654 to furnish information and who fails to comply with such requirement at the time prescribed by such regulations unless it is shown that such failure is due to reasonable cause and not to willful neglect, shall pay (upon notice and demand by the Secretary and in the same manner as tax) a penalty of $1,000 for each such failure.
(Added Pub. L. 92-606, 1(c), Oct. 31, 1972, 86 Stat. 1496, 6687; renumbered 6688, Pub. L. 93-406, title II, 1016(b)(4), Sept. 2, 1974, 88 Stat. 932; amended Pub. L. 94-455, title XIX, 1906(b)(13)(A), Oct. 4, 1976, 90 Stat. 1834; Pub. L. 108-357, title VIII, 908(b), Oct. 22, 2004, 118 Stat. 1418.)
BACKGROUND NOTES
AMENDMENTS
2004 --Section 908(b) of Pub. L. 108-357 inserted “under section 937(c) or” before “by regulations”.
Section 908(b) of Pub. L. 108-357 struck out “$100” and added “$1,000”.
1976--Pub. L. 94-455 struck out “or his delegate” after “Secretary”.
EFFECTIVE DATE OF 2004 AMENDMENTS
Section 908(b) of Pub. L. 108-357 applicable to taxable years ending after the enactment date [enacted: Oct. 22, 2004].
EFFECTIVE DATE
Section applicable with respect to taxable years beginning after Dec. 31, 1972, see section 2 of Pub. L. 92-606, set out in part as a note under section 931 of this title.