Four Tips for Backing Up Tax Documents Accountant Mark Kohler offers advice for keeping critical tax documents organized and safe.

By Mark J. Kohler

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Keeping your accounting records and other important business documents can be crucial in case your company is audited. Accountant Mark Kohler offers four tips to help you keep important tax documents organized and safe:

1. Scan documents at the end of the year and backup your QuickBook files.
2. Use a cloud server to store your files online.
3. Buy a fire-proof safe to store originals of your documents.
4. Save tax-related documents for up to six years.

Mark J. Kohler

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Author, Attorney and CPA

Mark J. Kohler is a CPA, attorney, co-host of the podcasts Main Street Business and Directed IRA Podcast and a senior partner at both the law firm KKOS Lawyers and the accounting firm K&E CPAs. He is also a co-founder of Directed IRA Trust Company. He is the author of The Tax and Legal Playbook, 2nd Edition and The Business Owner's Guide to Financial Freedom.

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