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IRS question about Form 8300 ...

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If I pay with cash and you fill this form out I lose my attorney client privilege correct ?

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No, you do not lose attorney client privilege. However, your attorney does have to report the receipt of cash to the government. He/she need not, and is not permitted, to inform anyone of the nature of your engagement or divulge information that falls within the attorney-client privilege.

Marty Davidoff,, 732-274-1600. This answer is provided for general information only. You should seek advice from an attorney or tax professional.

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Dara J. Goldsmith

Dara J. Goldsmith


The IRS will know that you gave Attorney X the reported funds, but nothing more than that.