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Simple Ways to Avoid an Audit

It's funny how small missteps can lead to an audit, from boasting on Twitter to forgetting that you pay your nanny. Here are six ways to avoid an audit.
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By Adam Beckles
Updated on: February 9th, 2022

man doublechecking tax returnWhen it comes to filing your taxes, unless you’ve hired a professional an audit is something that will always be in the back of your mind. Even if that little ticker shows that you have a low chance of being audited, until you’re in the clear and received your tax refund it is still a big worry. It’s interesting how small missteps can lead to an audit, from boasting on Twitter to forgetting that you pay your nanny. Here is a great video on six ways to avoid an audit according to The Wall Street Journal. And in case you do get audited, we have some tips on how to handle an audit.

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