"I've been audited six times and never paid a penny!" crows Steve, a Manhattan author who, for reasons that will soon be obvious, doesn't want his full name used.
Steve is proud to have gone toe to toe with the IRS six times and, six times, emerged unscathed. While that's sweet satisfaction, avoiding being audited in the first place is sweeter still.
Tax professionals and the IRS agree there are simple steps every filer can take to reduce the odds of being audited. 'Reduce,' though, does...Full Story