There is always the possibility that any given taxpayer will receive an audit notice from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). This means the IRS wants to take a closer look at a tax filing to make sure all of the information is correct. The IRS audits taxpayers who are under suspicion of fraud or who may have made errors in their paperwork, but audits also are conducted randomly or for those who are part of a target group that is subject to greater scrutiny. This section includes information about how to avoid an income tax audit and what to do if you receive an audit notice.
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