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Who Are the Latest IRS Targets? A List of 22 Audit Triggers

Posted on Thu, Aug 07, 2014

What triggers an IRS tax audit? While the IRS isn't about to publish a list, there are a number of items that are known to raise the IRS's interest in a return.

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How to Handle IRS Notices

Posted on Sat, May 17, 2014

Is this your situation? Just when you thought tax season was over, you receive a notice from the IRS. Don't panic -- you're not alone. The IRS sends millions of notices and letters out each year. Many are computer-generated, because these days, the IRS relies less on employees to get directly involved in issues including collections. Many state and local governments are following suit and sending out more notices to taxpayers.

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