Court Says Postage Meter Postmark Not The Same As USPS For “Timely Mailing” Evidence

A federal tax court has ruled that a postage meter postmark is not the same as a USPS postmark, holding that the “timely mailing rule” applies to USPS postmarked mail only. The defendant had mailed tax documents to the IRS and claimed the meter stamp was proof of timely mailing. The court ruled otherwise … (click to read more)