When it comes to keeping on top of your taxes, accountant Mark Kohler has two tips for avoiding mistakes:
1. Have a system for keeping track of tax documents that's easy to use and makes sense to you.
2. Appoint someone in-house or hire a consultant to manage your tax system.
Mark J. Kohler, a certified public accountant in Irvine, Calif., is a partner in the accounting firm Kohler & Eyre, and the law firm Kyler, Kohler, Ostermiller, & Sorensen LLP, specializing in business, estate and tax. He is the author of What Your CPA Isn't Telling You from Entrepreneur Press.