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 How far back does the IRS audit, realistically?

Answer The IRS can audit a tax return up to three years after the filing date. There are exceptions. If gross income was under-reported, and the discrepancy represents 25 percent or more of the income sta... Read More »
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How far back can the IRS audit a business?

For a general audit, the statute of limitations is three years after the income tax return is filed. However, if fraud is discovered, the IRS can go back as far as need be in order to obtain necess... Read More »
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How many years can the IRS go back on an audit?

While there is no statute of limitations on an IRS audit, they generally do not go back beyond 10 years. If it suspects tax fraud, the IRS can go back as many years for an audit as necessary to mak... Read More »
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How long can the IRS go back to audit businesses?

The Internal Revenue Service, or IRS can normally go back three years to audit a business. However, if gross income was omitted on the tax return in excess of 25 percent, the IRS can go back six ye... Read More »
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How many years can an IRS audit go back?

The IRS, or Internal Revenue Service, has the legal right to go back 3 years from when a return is filed. However, if more than 25 percent of a taxpayer's income is under-reported, the IRS can go b... Read More »
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