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Thank you for your question, and thanks for using JustAnswer.com. Yes, she should file an amended return
and include those expenses. Filing
an amended return in and of itself does not make you more likely for an audit, but keep in mind that the IRS
is looking at the amended return when they process it. However, she's entitled to these expenses and she should include them. She should not be afraid to file an amended return.
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