Better cross those T’s, dot those I’s, and make sure you’ve got good documentation for all those write-offs on your tax returns…

According to NAR, the IRS has announced an expansion of audits of small businesses during 2010 to assess compliance with employer payroll tax rules and rules that apply to independent contractors. The IRS is assessing compliance, and not targeting any particular industry.

Here’s a story that sheds some more light on this development.