How long should you keep federal tax return records?

Answer For general record keeping purposes, keep your federal tax return records for no more than six years. The IRS retains these records for six years and generally has a three-year window for audits, ... Read More »

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How Long Should You Keep Your IRS Income Tax Return Records?

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Can you e-file a federal return&mail a state return?

While it is recommended that taxpayers file their state return at the same time that they file their federal return, it is possible to e-file your federal return and file your state return by mail.... Read More »

Do you have to file state Alabama tax return if you file a federal return?

The state of Alabama requires residents to file a state tax return in addition to the federal tax return. Alabama state income tax forms are available online from the Alabama Department of Revenue.... Read More »

Federal Law & Rights to Records?

There are state and federal laws that protect the public's right to obtain records maintained by taxpayer-funded entities and require governing boards to conduct business in public. These laws allo... Read More »