Why the IRS Picked You to Audit.

“Why me?” is the plaintive cry from most taxpayers facing an examination from the IRS. You can ask the auditor why all day long, but he’ll just shrug and say, “I don’t know.  I’m just doing my job.” Once in a while an auditor may give you  her best guess as to why you were […]

Filing a 2011 Tax Extension: 2012 Deadline Dates & How to File

Need more time to file your 2011 tax return? If you can’t complete your 2011 federal tax return by the April 17, 2012 deadline, you can buy yourself more time. (The normal April 15 deadline is pushed back this year due to a holiday weekend.) Just file an extension to push the deadline back six […]