Bryan Camp has published an article on the TaxProf Blog, titled “Lesson From The Tax Court : Taxpayer ‘Filed’ Return Even Though IRS Could Not Process It,” which discusses James Forrest Willetts v. Commissioner. The article begins as follows:
Case law gets made when things go wrong. When things go right, a taxpayer will file a return, the IRS will process the return, and the taxpayer will receive any claimed overpayment as a refund. Today’s lesson arises from a breakdown between filing and processing. It teaches us the difference between those concepts.
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Posted by Isabella King, Associate Editor, Wealth Strategies Journal.