Three Tips for Avoiding a Tax Audit Accountant Mark Kohler offers advice for how you can keep the IRS from knocking on your door.

By Mark J. Kohler

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No one wants to get audited by the Internal Revenue Service. Here, accountant Mark Kohler offers three tips for handling your taxes carefully as to avoid the IRS from knocking on your door:

1. Make sure your return is well-balanced, so that no expenses seem high or out of the ordinary.
2. It might seem like a no-brainer, but make sure to file all of your necessary returns.
3. Make sure to respond promptly if contacted by the IRS.

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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