What do IRS auditors know about your business industry?
Abstract: Business owners who have been audited by the IRS are likely aware that the process may be stressful. It might help to understand what IRS auditors know about the business’s industry. IRS examiners generally do research on a specific industry and on issues on a tax return in preparation for an audit. While they have a variety of resources, one tool they use to research specific industries is an Audit Technique Guide.