Common IRS Audit Triggers for Small Businesses: How to Avoid Them

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As a small business owner, the word 'audit' can be a source of anxiety. However, understanding the common triggers for an IRS audit and taking proactive steps can significantly reduce the likelihood of facing one. This article explores the factors…

IRS Alters Audit Focus

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Article Highlights  Audit Methods Additional Audit Funding Taxpayers Earning Less Than $400,000 Earned Income Tax Credit Taxpayers With Total Positive Income Above $1 Million Partnerships Foreign Bank Accounts Employee…

Worried About Getting Audited? Here's What You Need to Know About Your Chances

If you've been following the news recently, you're no doubt familiar with the talk about the Internet Revenue Service hiring new agents during a time when they've been critically understaffed for years. Indeed, the IRS is expected to receive…

What Do You Do If the IRS Wants to “Audit” Your Tax Return?

The word “audit” tends to strike fear in the hearts of American taxpayers, but the truth is that not every audit is a result of a problem, or that the Internal Revenue Service suspects you of wrongdoing. There are several reasons why the…

Toss Your Paystub Every Week? Maybe It’s Time To Take a Closer Look

What you do with your paystub often depends on how you get paid. If you have direct deposit there’s a good chance that you just rip the entire thing up without a glance, confident in the fact that the money is in your bank account and all…
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If You Owe the IRS a Lot of Money, You May Not Want to Plan Any Out-of-the-Country Trips

Article Highlights:   Seriously Delinquent Tax Debt Exceptions Passport Denial or Revocation As promised several months back, the IRS has begun to crack down on seriously delinquent taxpayers. A law passed on Dec. 4, 2015, requires…
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Cristiano Ronaldo Accused of $16.5M Tax Evasion

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Article by Tariq Panja | Found on Soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has been accused of failing to pay 14.7 million euros ($16.5 million) in taxes. The prosecutor’s office in Madrid filed a lawsuit that alleges…
Protect Yourself from a Tax Audit - Isler NW

Protect Yourself from a Tax Audit

Tax audits are rare. The average taxpayer has a 1-in-100 probability of being formally audited by the IRS in a given year. The odds of a tax audit rise if, among other things, you itemize deductions, report profits or losses on a home business…