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October 2010

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Tax Audit Tips for Travel, Entertainment, and Education

Nathan E. Lang claimed $16,327 as employee expenses.


The IRS audited Mr. Lang’s tax return. How much did the IRS allow in employee-expense deductions?


Answer: Zero.


Mr. Lang claimed $17,875 in proprietor expenses on Schedule C. How much did the IRS allow in Schedule C deductions?


Answer: Zero.


Holy mackerel! How could the IRS disallow everything?


Mr. Lang dug his own grave with bad records.


Looking for Relief in Court


Mr. Lang took his case to court.


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