Does taking the standard deduction elimate an audit?
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Does taking the standard deduction elimate an audit?

 
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Does taking the standard deduction elimate an audit?

Not necessarily.

And do not confuse Schedule A (personal) deductions with Schedule C ones. You are still required to claim all of your Schedule C self-employment expenses, even if you take the Standard Deduction in lieu of Schedule A.

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