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My wife died and I fell behind on everything, including filing and paying my US income taxes. I understand that I owe but these penalties are ridiculous as I relied on her for everything and had no idea. Is there anything I can do to get these penalties reduced?

This was a life changing event and I would hoe the IRS would understand.
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John Dundon, II EA
That is horrible news. The bottom line is YES under the right circumstances you can get penalty abatement relief. Check out this post about IRS penalties -> www.johnrdundon.com/navigating-the-shoals-of-irs-penalties-part-1/ <- this is the first of a 6 part series I will be coming out with on your question.
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