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Editor's Note :

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Knappe v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on October 15, 2013
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-34 9th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2013

Issue: Whether a taxpayer demonstrates “reasonable cause” under 26 U.S.C. § 6651(a)(1) or “ordinary business care and prudence” under 26 C.F.R. § 301.6651-1(c)(1) when, in reliance on the advice of the taxpayer’s accountant or attorney, the taxpayer files a tax return after the actual due date but within the time the accountant or attorney erroneously advised the taxpayer was available.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Jul 3 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 7, 2013)
Jul 31 2013Order extending time to file response to petition to and including September 6, 2013.
Sep 6 2013Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Sep 25 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 11, 2013.
Oct 15 2013Petition DENIED.
 
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