What to do After Receiving Notice CP 15 or CP 215 for Failure to Timely File Form 3520

When receiving a penalty for failure to timely file Form 3520, Notice CP 15 or CP 215 is sent to the taxpayer notifying the taxpayer which requires a timely response. When receiving Notice CP 15 or CP 215 a Taxpayer

Penalties for Not Filing Form 3520

The IRS requires a U.S. person receiving a gift from a foreign individual, corporation, partnership, or estate to report by filing Part IV Form 3520. Failure to file or late, incorrect, or incomplete filing is subject to a severe penalty.

Foreign Gifts and the Uncommon Form 3520: A Trap for the Unwary

When a U.S. person receives a gift from a foreign individual, corporation, partnership, or estate which is treated as a gift or bequest and excluded from gross income, the recipient may be required to file Part IV of Form 3520.