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Prior to joining Kiplinger in 2010, Joy worked as a tax attorney in Washington, D.C., for 15 years. She earned an accounting degree and a JD from the University of Houston, and a master's degree in tax law from New York University. After years of working in big law firms, Joy saw the light and now puts all of her education and legal experience to use in writing about taxes for the Tax Letter and Kiplinger.com.
Ever wonder why some tax returns are eyeballed by the Internal Revenue Service while most are ignored? Short on personnel and funding, the IRS audited only 0.86% of all individual returns in 2014. And ...
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Being in business for yourself can be exciting, lucrative — and a great way to get in the sights of the Internal Revenue Service’s audit division. Short on personnel and funding, the IRS audited only ...
In 2015, the Internal Revenue Service audited only 0.84% of all individual tax returns. So the odds are generally pretty low that your return will be picked for review.
That said, your chances of being ...
The chance of your tax return getting audited is actually quite low, but certain things can boost your odds.
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Ever wonder why some tax returns are eyeballed by the Internal Revenue Service while most are ignored? Short on personnel and funding, the IRS audited only 0.86% of all individual tax returns in 2014. ...
Ever wonder why some tax returns are eyeballed by the Internal Revenue Service while most are ignored? Short on personnel and funding, the IRS audited only slightly less than 1% (0.96%) of all individual ...
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The Supreme Court's DOMA decision allows same-sex couples to file joint tax returns and get gift and estate tax relief.
Momentum is building for a tax code overhaul, and lower taxes on stock transactions could be doomed.
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Tax reform is a lot like the weather. There’s plenty of talk about revamping the tax code, but very little seems to get accomplished. However, in the past few months, both chambers of Congress have held ...
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