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I am being audited from the irs 2013 milege business

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i am being audited from the irs for my 2013 milege for my business and i did not keep good records what to do
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Customer: i have a small business on the side and i went to different places some states but i have no real proof it was in 2013
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Hi. My name is ***** ***** I will be happy to help you. The burden on proving the deduction is on taxpayer. If you didn't keep records or cannot reasonable prove the deduction IRS can disallow it. You can reasonably reconstruct the records based on your other records like appointment book, expenses journal and such. Depending on your profession you can argue that driving to customers/suppliers is part of the job and when you back it up with a reasonable average, IRS will accept it.
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For instance RE agents drive a lot and even without adequate records IRS usually allow some mileage. On the other hand a office clerk would need a good records to justify his/her mileage deduction.
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