From Spotlight: File With Confidence: Tax Tips for Homeowners

How Long to Keep Tax Records: A Checklist

For most tax deductions, you need to keep receipts and documents for at least 3 years.

Tax records in bankers boxes in home garage
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Real Estate Expert Dona Dezube

Dona DeZube

Dona DeZube has been writing about real estate for more than two decades. She lives in a suburban Baltimore Midcentury modest home on a 3-acre lot shared with possums, raccoons, foxes, a herd of deer, and her blue-tick hound. Follow Dona on Google+.