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Subject:  Just curious Date:  2/9/2005  3:51 AM
Author:  Polywilliams Number:  76467 of 123001

For a sap like me who tries his hand at muddling through the tax code and doing his (relatively complicated) taxes himself, how much wiggle room is there, if any?

That is--is there any need to be concerned about very small past mistakes on returns. What constitutes a 'small' mistake? I have discovered a couple of small mistakes that would change my return by under $100 in each case. The errors are not in my favor. I plan to do nothing about them because it isn