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Discover The Secrets Of Auditors

New guides help you keep the tax man away-for good.

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If you want to stay ahead of the , you should get to know the agency's Market Segment Specialization Program (MSSP). It provides industry-specific manuals, known as "audit techniques guides," to IRS auditors so they can do a better job uncovering tax violations.

Armed with these guides, auditors know what practices to look for when examining businesses. With the agency poised to strengthen tax collection, MSSP could keep your on the right side of the tax man.

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