Taking "selfies" for future evidence: This taxpayer's audit defense

Posted on 04-04-2014 by
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A very clever preventative measure by a man who documented his time between New York City and his home in Philadelphia via “selfies.” In 2012, the man had opened an architecture firm in New York City and began dividing his time between his office and rented apartment on a 49:51 basis. His intuition was to collect “selfies” of himself outside of his Philadelphia home as evidence (along with receipts and train tickets) in the event the New York State Department of Taxation and Revenue decided that he effectively lived in New York City more than 49 percent of his time, and set out to secure more tax revenue from him. [Complete article

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