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Have you or someone in your immediate family been audited by the IRS over the past five years?

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04/04/16 5:47 am

Yes. And I still could've presented my tax returns while they were doing it.....

ladyniner81 I hate people
04/03/16 8:27 am

My dad has been audited a couple times

liam2013 iowa
04/03/16 7:57 am

I have an aunt and uncle who are retired farmers who get audited every other year. They are very honest people and the IRS never finds anything wrong but they continue to be harassed.

CleverUserID Dayton, OH
04/03/16 12:43 am

My stats could be dated by a few years, but when I last studied taxes we learned that less than 2% of returns are actually audited. Of course, there are certain circumstances that bump you up higher on the list quickly and make it more likely for you to be selected.

catpillow Florida West Coast
04/02/16 7:13 pm

We've never been audited. At least, not yet.

jmw7477 Indiana
04/02/16 6:42 pm

We've been audited three times in the past 8.

cpaswr just say the letters
04/02/16 6:56 pm

If there no significant results, you can actually tell this to the IRS. This is their "harassment audit" policy.

jmw7477 Indiana
04/03/16 4:59 am

It's because they challenge how many miles he drives for work. It doesn't matter what documents we provide, they just won't accept it.

phen nebraska
04/02/16 6:22 pm

Going through it now actually

kspells TheOtherOtherside
04/02/16 6:02 pm

My BFF is like family. Yeah, never knew audits are for life; at least that is how long it feels like.

04/02/16 5:25 pm

Must be the same people driving sports cars

susanr Colorado
04/02/16 5:24 pm

No; not recently or ever, as far as I know.

HonestyIsBest Rockaway Beach, NY
04/02/16 5:24 pm

Someone with the same first and last names, appearantly cheated and I got sent a 43,000 bill. When I showed up to dispute it, they saw there was no way I could have been born in 1953. IRS got one right.. ..

CoffeeNow Powderpuff Leftist
04/02/16 4:10 pm

Apparently they've been too busy with trump to audit me

bnnt Los Angeles
04/02/16 4:02 pm

Yes, twice in the past 5-6 years.
Inquiry by the IRS for documentation I send it, they ignore it and send a bill. Repeat for about 2 years because everything is done via snail mail and they keep sending a bill and raising fees.
Next thing you know $36 so-called "owed" turns out to be $789.

04/02/16 3:34 pm

Not in the last 5 years, but I have been audited a few times.

cowboy Proud Father
04/02/16 3:12 pm

No. We're not rich.

04/02/16 3:35 pm

You don't have to be rich to be audited, trust me I know...

Gunfighter06 Iowa, since 1846
04/02/16 3:11 pm

No, but it's only a matter of time before they audit me. I am loud and vocal in my opposition to the IRS.

Zod Above Pugetropolis
04/02/16 3:08 pm

No, and I hope it stays that way. I just finished filing for this year last weekend, and am hoping for the best.

LoyalOkie E Pluribus Unum
04/02/16 3:07 pm

Trump has been!🇺🇸

fredd TrumpLand
04/02/16 3:02 pm

Yes. While the taxes are relatively low here compared to the UK, the system is immeasurably more burdensome for the average person.

Liberty 4,032,064
04/02/16 3:00 pm

My parents have been audited several times.