This is a recap from a post we shared last year . We thought it was just as important to cover this again since tax season is always a big factor on everyone’s calendar. So take a look below and let us know what you think!

With tax season now upon us, there is one phrase that strikes fear in the hearts of many- “You’re being audited”. Yes, that small phrase has been known to make a grown man cry. Not really, but it does render some long and tedious implications that your every move from the past year is going to be scrutinized.

So what can you do to avoid getting audited?

There are a few simple steps that you can take to err on the side of caution and not raise any red flags. The video below, done by Mark Kohler, a certified public accountant in California and author of the book What Your CPA Isn’t Telling You has some suggestions as to how you can avoid getting audited by the IRS.

Check it out and tell us what you think! You can also check out the original post by entrepreneur.com here.