Randall Kaplan, an investor with an otherwise unblemished tax history, paid taxes late in 2014 due to incorrect advice from his accountant and appealed the nearly $6,000 in penalties he incurred as a result. The BOE aknowledged as a taxpayer Mr. Kaplan "did everything humanly possible," but still utlimately denied his appeal.
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