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Tax Records To Keep or Toss

Kiplinger's has five tips on what to keep or throw away.

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    Keep your actual tax returns forever!
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    Keep records of your home purchase cost and home improvements.
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    Toss pay stubs as soon as the information matches up with your W-2 for the year.
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    Keep Form 8606 reporting nondeductible contributions to traditional IRAs—keep Form 8606 until you withdraw all of the money from the IRAs.
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    Keep records showing the purchase date and price of stocks and mutual funds in taxable accounts.