It has been said that we are the sum of our moments. Upon reflection, however, there are probably four defining experiences that have shaped what my destiny has become. The first and perhaps most important experience began innocently and unexpectedly. I was working for the government as an attorney. As with most employees, we usually…

Sandy Botkin CPA

Contributor: Sandy Botkin, CPA, Tax Attorney   Getting audited isn’t fun! So, here are some steps that can significantly reduce your risk of getting audited by both the IRS and the Canada Revenue Agency:  1. File electronically or mail your return using registered mail or Federal Express (Fedex): If the regional service center fails to receive your…