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Subject:  Re: How long to keep records? Date:  1/7/2013  1:38 AM
Author:  ptheland Number:  117312 of 123001

How long is it necessary to keep:
1. income tax returns


I'd keep those permanently. A lifetime of tax returns shouldn't be more than one file drawer or filing box.

and supporting documents

4 to 7 years, depending on how conservative you w