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20 IRS Audit Red Flags
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20 IRS Audit Red Flags

There's no sure way to avoid an IRS audit, but these red flags could increase your chances of drawing unwanted attention from the IRS.
July 1, 2020
11 Tips on How and When to File an Amended Tax Return
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11 Tips on How and When to File an Amended Tax Return

What to do if you discover a mistake on a previous tax return (and other reasons for filing an amended return).
June 18, 2020
Amending Your Tax Return Will Get Easier Soon
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Amending Your Tax Return Will Get Easier Soon

Starting this summer, there will be a better way to file an amended tax return.
June 17, 2020
How to Get a Stimulus Check if You Don't File a Tax Return
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How to Get a Stimulus Check if You Don't File a Tax Return

Economic stimulus payments are generally based on information from 2018 or 2019 tax returns, but non-filers can still get a check. Here's how.
April 21, 2020
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How Long Should You Keep Tax Records?
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How Long Should You Keep Tax Records?

Save your tax documents at least until the time limit for an audit runs out—and hold on to some records even longer.
March 13, 2020

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How Early Can You File Your Tax Return in 2020?
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How Early Can You File Your Tax Return in 2020?

If you're an early bird when it comes to filing your taxes, start gathering your receipts now. The IRS will begin processing 2019 tax returns soon.
January 7, 2020
Tax Day 2019: When's the Last Day to File Taxes?
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Tax Day 2019: When's the Last Day to File Taxes?

Federal income tax returns are due April 15 for most taxpayers. However, some people have a little extra time. Are you one of them?
April 18, 2019
Will the Government Shutdown Delay My Tax Refund?
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Will the Government Shutdown Delay My Tax Refund?

Despite the shutdown, the IRS says it will provide refunds to taxpayers without delay. We’re not so sure.
January 15, 2019