Last episode's discussion of the requirements to claim a qualifying child or qualifying relative for tax benefits leads to this episode's discussion of supporting documents needed when a taxpayer gets audited.  What is required to prove the dependency exemption, head of household filing status or other child-related tax benefits?  Sometimes the IRS also includes an education credit audit.  What documents are needed?  The documents discussed will help with an audit, audit reconsideration request or to prepare for Tax Court.  Lists are available through the 886-H form series on the IRS website.

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