12% of taxpayers making $1 million or more were audited last year, up from 6% in 2009. Among those making less than $200,000, the audit rate stayed near 1%.
Never ignore a letter from the IRS. Sometimes you can solve the problem by sending more information, and sometimes you need a professional.
No one wants to be audited, but following some simple guidelines can make the process less painful -- and maybe less expensive.
Agency changes course, looking more closely at returns of taxpayers making more than $500,000. Questions include details of magazine subsriptions.
Obama wants to increase the IRS budget and bring in more revenue, but GOP wants to cut the agency's budget.
Agency wins court case after arguing that CPA used ploy to avoid payroll taxes.
Nearly 1,000 complaints have been submitted to the Texas Attorney General's Office and the Better Business Bureau.
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Americans can kill two birds with one stone by filing their taxes and buying health insurance at the same time.
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