For whatever reason, celebrities often end up crossing paths with the IRS. You might assume that most of the problems stars have with the tax man don't really apply to average everyday folks. But though the dollar amounts might be smaller, many ordinary people get snared by the same traps that catch Hollywood's best and brightest.
Let's take a look at some common mistakes and what you can do to avoid them.
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