Exploring IRS audit triggers more in-depth
Many readers may have questions about what the IRS may be looking for when it selects a tax return for an audit. This post provides context.
First, there are certain red flags that may trigger an audit. For example, a taxpayer’s status that doesn’t match Forms W-2 or a listing of deductions that were not properly added up might constitute obvious red flags. These are easy mistakes that even a tax filing software program might catch.