The IRS Hates Telling Entrepreneurs Anything About Taxes. Here’s How You Can Find Out What They’re Thinking.


Originally published in Entrepreneur

By Bruce Willey

Trying to understand the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) can sometimes feel like ancient sailors navigating the ocean without anything but your eyes and the sky to guide you.

Those sailors managed by mapping the stars. But how are business owners forced to deal with the IRS supposed to do the same?

While no one ever wants to have their tax returns audited, it turns out there are times when the experience isn’t all that scary. What’s more, an audit can be useful, an accountant’s own version of the north star. Here’s how:

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Bruce Willey is CEO of American Tax & Business Planning.