I was targeted by the IRS for an audit in 2010. Here’s how I know:
In late 2010, the IRS notified us that we were “selected” for an audit of our 2007 and 2008 tax returns. After some counsel with our CPA, we believed that this was just a routine, “luck of the draw” event. We were confident that we had nothing to hide.
When we sat down with our CPA and the auditor, we went through a rather innocuous interview and Q&A session that seemed to satisfy the auditor. Then she revealed some additional paperwork which curiously (to me) commanded the attention of our CPA. He commented that he doesn̵ ... continue reading »