October 18, 2022

2022 - 10/3 - Worried about an IRS audit? Prepare in advance

IRS audit rates are historically low, according to a recent GAO report (https://bit.ly/3SLZ9Sb). That’s little consolation if your return is selected. But with proper preparation, you should fare well. It helps to know what might catch the attention of the IRS. For example, some audit “red flags” are unusually high deductions, major inconsistencies between previous years’ tax returns and the current one, profit margins and expenses markedly different from those of similar businesses. The IRS normally has three years in which to conduct an audit. If the IRS selects you for an audit, we can help you understand the issues, gather the needed documents and respond to the inquiries effectively.


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