[Noisebridge-board] mail: checks, 7 day notices, and an IRS penalty fee.

Noisebridge Treasurer treasurer at noisebridge.net
Sat Sep 24 07:52:13 UTC 2011

Recology is caught up now. I will be sure to check on our autopayment
next month.

On Sat, Sep 24, 2011 at 09:42, Noisebridge Treasurer
<treasurer at noisebridge.net> wrote:
> Forgot to add, the PG&E has been paid up since that notice, and I
> recently increased the cap for the auto pay to 800. Would definitely
> like to see people looking into our power use though.
> -K
> On Sat, Sep 24, 2011 at 09:36, Noisebridge Treasurer
> <treasurer at noisebridge.net> wrote:
>> I was expecting us to receive the tax penalty. Our tax professional
>> was contracted to handle it at the time that we filed our taxes. I
>> will forward this on to them. They told us it should be reasonable
>> easy to appeal.
>> I will check on Recology. It is supposed to be auto-paid, but their
>> system is a huge hassle, so we had a lot of problems setting up the
>> auto-pay. PG&E is auto paid, but I've been manually paying it as well
>> lately because auto-pay had a top cap of $600 which we've been
>> surpassing every month.
>> -Kelly
>> On Sat, Sep 24, 2011 at 00:18, Andy Isaacson <adi at hexapodia.org> wrote:
>>> On Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 03:02:37PM -0700, miloh wrote:
>>>> The IRS sent a penalty notice for late tax return of our 990EZ. The penalty
>>>> is for $1720.00 which is 86 days late. PDF attached.
>>>> Are the PGE and Recology bills current now? Who is handling them? What
>>>> happened to the IRS filing that resulted in a 86 day late filing?
>>> Ouch.  I am not too worried about the bills (I think we have them
>>> straightened out, if not we need to send some checks, no biggie).
>>> But the IRS thing ... we should probably have a Treasury Minions Meeting
>>> possibly including the Board, so that everybody can learn what we were
>>> supposed to do to avoid the penalty, and so that we can be confident
>>> that we don't penalize ourselves again in the future.
>>> We may be able to appeal the penalty, perhaps we should talk to a tax
>>> professional about that.
>>> In any case, this isn't going to bankrupt us or anything, but we do need
>>> to make sure it doesn't happen again.
>>> Kelly, if you'd like I can post to board@ and do some research on both
>>> of the above.
>>> Thanks,
>>> -andy

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