How long must you keep income tax records?

Answer With the exception of employment records, which have a four-year retention period, you should generally keep income tax records for three years. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recommends you ke... Read More »

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How long must a closed company keep records?

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) states that records that support income or deductions on a tax return should be kept until the period of limitations for that tax return runs out. The period of l... Read More »

How long must we keep OSHA training records?

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, requires that most businesses in the United States collect and maintain all written programs, training and records associated with the bu... Read More »

How long must banks keep personal account records?

The length of time that banks keep personal account records is mostly determined by their validity in a court of law should a litigation arise. There's no one set time that banks may hold records o... Read More »

How long must an employer keep occupational exposure records?