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Apr 8, 2014 12:17PM on Smart TaxesBy MSN Money staff

Hey, procrastinators, your time is running out. Take a minute to be sure you're not making one of these embarrassing (and potentially expensive) errors.

Mar 26, 2014 5:47PM on Smart TaxesBy Money Staff

Got an urge to cut corners on your tax returns? Your accountant probably isn't going to play ball.

Feb 14, 2014 12:22PM on Smart TaxesBy MSN Money Partner

Have you ever been tempted to cheat on your taxes, even if by just a small amount? Here's why that's not such a good idea.

Feb 7, 2014 12:37PM on Smart TaxesBy Money Staff

If you've sketched out your tax situation and it makes you want to try and forget it until April, we have some better options.

Jan 22, 2014 1:21PM on Smart TaxesBy MSN Money Partner

While fewer than 1 percent of all tax returns are audited, there's no guarantee you won't appear on the IRS' radar. But there are ways to reduce the risk.

Apr 5, 2013 2:43PM on Smart TaxesBy MSN Money Partner

A plain vanilla return is usually safer than one that stands out. But if you have deductions that are above average, it's OK to take them.

Feb 20, 2013 1:17PM on Smart SpendingBy Stacy Johnson

There's no guaranteed way to avoid an audit of your tax return, but there are steps you can take to reduce the risk.

Mar 29, 2012 7:26PM on Smart TaxesBy MSN Money Partner

The IRS has increased the rate of audits, and nearly 30% of the very rich got their returns examined in 2011. That compares with 1% of taxpayers overall.

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