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November 2009

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IRS Audit Can Include Physical Inspection of an Office in the Home

Can the IRS physically inspect my office in the home as part of an audit? (J.R.B., Indianapolis, Ind.)


Yes, the IRS can physically inspect your office. So, our first question to you is: How would your office stand up to an IRS viewing?


Here are some tips. Try to make as many of these happen as possible.



Your office should look and feel like a regular office.


If just part of a room is used for an office—say, the bedroom—then ... Log in to view full article.

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