BY JEAN MURRAY Updated July 11, 2019 Cash businesses (those that take in mostly cash, such as restaurants, flea market vendors, beauty salons, and many others) are more likely to be audited by the IRS and have a particular problem when audited because it is difficult to verify income received in cash. It’s called the … Continued

What the Odds Are That Your Tax Return Will Be Audited, and What to Do If It Is Overall, the odds are reassuring. The vast majority (99%, in fact) of individual income tax returns skate safely past the IRS audit machine. Better news: The 1-in-100 chance of being called on the carpet really overstates the … Continued