How Long Do you maintain Records for the IRS?
Maintaining Records for the IRS
We are often asked how long to maintain records for tax purposes. Time periods vary depending on the situation and what they may represent. The short answer, according to the Internal Revenue Service, is:
However, there are additional rules and regulations “depend[ing] on the action, expense, or event which the document records.” For further information, and a short summary on the rules, please visit the IRS page that further explains how long to maintain your records.