Why you should NEVER throw away your tax returns.

The IRS has it wrong.¬† Here’s an excellent article explaining why you should never throw away your tax returns in accordance with the IRS guidelines.

After 6 years, it wouldn’t be necessary to keep copies of checks, bank statements, cash¬†receipts, etc, but I would keep copies of all source documents, such as Forms W-2, 1099’s 1098’s etc. along with the copy of the return.