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What Is The Percentage That A Person Will Get Audited This Year? I Hear The IRS Hired Many New Auditors In Order To Increase The Number Of...
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The IRS hired 15,000 new auditors for the purpose of enforcing the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) The numbers for 2013 regular audits of individuals and businesses will not be much more than last year. IRS may...   Read More
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What Are The Top Tax Return Audit Flags For The Self-employed?
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Your chances of getting audited depend alot on your business form and the type of business you operate. For instance, a Schedule C sole proprietorship is more lkely to get audited than a partnership or corporation...   Read More
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It does not usually make a difference whether you use the standard deduction or itemize, unless the itemized deductions are out of line when compared to the income. Otherwise, your chances of an audit are lower...   Read More
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in 2012, the capital gains rates were either 0% or 15%. The 15% capital gains rate started when the taxpayer hit the 15% marginal tax bracket. In 2013 the capital gains rates are 0% for taxable income of single...   Read More
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Since this question was asked such a long time ago you may have already received an answer, if not please feel free to contact me.   Read More
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They can go back 3 years . . . however, in case of fraud there is no time limitation. As for the state, it will depend on the state but generally states will mimic the federal government.   Read More
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