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The Audit

With the tax filing extension giving you until July 15th to file your return, it is easy to overlook ways to avoid receiving a letter from the IRS. Here are some of the most common tax filing mistakes: Forgetting a W-2 or 1099. The IRS does an...

If you don’t receive a W-2 or 1099, is this a defense to protect yourself from not reporting the income during an audit? In short, the answer is no. You are required to report your income whether your employer or customer filed the correct form or...

When it comes to the perception of IRS audits, conjecture reigns supreme. The combination of the complex tax code and a government agency with the full authority to enforce it leads to some pretty wild ideas. Separating truth from fiction is an important exercise for...

No one likes the stress involved when your tax return is under the audit spotlight. Here are some ideas to avoid some of the more common audit triggers. Report everything that has an informational tax return. If you are like most Americans, you will receive numerous...