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How long to keep tax records, according to the IRS

In general, the IRS recommends keeping copies of your tax returns and tax-related documents for at least three years and up to seven years. The time periods represent the statute of limitations for IRS auditing, though that shouldn’t be cause for worry for the vast majority of taxpayers. You typically […]
How long to keep tax records, according to the IRS
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How to figure out if you should do your own taxes or hire a pro

Tax Day 2019 is Monday, April 15. The IRS will begin accepting tax returns on January 28; you can file as soon as you receive your W-2 form from your employer. The IRS has opened up its free tax filing portal, which lists companies where taxpayers who earned less than […]
How to figure out if you should do your own taxes or hire a pro