How long should I keep my tax returns?

While you might have thought you needed to hold onto your financial records for a minimum of seven years, three years is the new standard for most tax filers.

Find out more about personal finance

Dianna Mason

by Dianna Mason

Dianna is a skilled content strategist and published poet with nearly 10 years of experience. As a novice a...



Updated on: April 9, 2024 · 15 min read

Twitter logoFacebook logoLinkedIn logoReddit logo
This article is for informational purposes. This content is not legal advice, it is the expression of the author and has not been evaluated by LegalZoom for accuracy or changes in the law.

You may also like

Accounting & Bookkeeping

How to file business and individual tax extensions

Need more time to file your taxes? No problem. But you need to request an extension before your tax deadline. We’re here to show you how.

May 2, 2024 · 139min read

Business Accounting

Why tax avoidance is perfectly legal

Tax avoidance is the use of legal methods to reduce the amount of tax owed. Who wouldn't want that?

October 16, 2023 · 3min read

Business Accounting

Which tax services can help my business succeed?

Small business requirements for tax services vary based on the size and nature of your business. Here are a few you should consider.

November 20, 2023 · 3min read