Sue Tietz Thank You Letter to Tom Copeland for IRS Audit Help – 2012 letter explains lessons she learned from her IRS audit that was won on appeal.
Child Care Provider Wins IRS Audit Appeal! – 2012 article by Tom Copeland on how Sue Tietz, a Wisconsin provider, wins 80% of her case on appeals. Issues are the Time-Space Percentage (48%), food expenses, mileage and depreciation.
How One Child Care Provider Pushed Back Against the IRS and Won – 2011 article by Tom Copeland on how a family child care provider produced the necessary records to win her case.
Free Help With IRS Audits – 2010 article by Tom Copeland on how family child care providers can get free assistance from him with their IRS audit.
IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service – 2010 article by Tom Copeland on how the Taxpayer Advocate Service can help with an IRS audit.
One Provider’s IRS Audit Lesson: “Don’t Trust Your Accountant” – 2010 article by Tom Copeland on Minnesota audit on hiring employees and how she dealt with mistakes made by her tax preparer.
Audit Experiences – Summary of seven IRS audits from around the country by Tom Copeland.
Family Child Care Audit Cases – Summary of IRS audit results from nine states by Tom Copeland.
The Importance of Record Keeping in an Audit – Article by family child care provider Terri Angle about her 2007 California IRS audit of her payroll.
Lessons from IRS Audits – Article by Tom Copeland about a series of IRS audits around the country.
Shared Expenses – Article by Tom Copeland on how the IRS is dealing with the Time-Space percentage in audits.
Time-Space Percentage : A Case Study – Article by Tom Copeland on how a family child care provider successfully defended her Time-Space percentage in an audit.