A tax audit questionnaire is normally filled by businesses and contains information related to various types of taxes including income tax, business tax, sales tax, service tax etc. A tax audit questionnaire can also be filled by the tax preparer for the company or business or individual in question.

Sample Tax Audit Questionnaire:

Name of the individual/business: __________________________________

Address: ____________________________________________________

Name of owner/partners: _________________________________________

Work Phone: ____________________  Email id:______________________

Social Security Number (Individual): ________________________

Q1. Which of the following type of tax have you filed previously?

a)   Income tax

b)   Business tax

c)   Sales and use tax

d)   Payroll tax

e)   Excise tax

f)    Property tax

g)   Estate tax

h)   Gift tax

i)     Occupational tax

Q2. Have you ever had an IRS tax audit before?

a)   Yes

b)   No

Q3. Which of the following type applies to your business?

a)   Partnership firm

b)   Sole proprietorship

c)   Corporation

d)   Limited liability

e)   Nonprofit organization

f)    Overseas business

g)   Multi National Corporation

h)   LLC

i)     Others (Pls specify): _____________________________________

Q4. How many employees are there in your company currently?

a)   Less than 5

b)   6-10

c)   11-20

d)   More than 20

Q5. Have you filed your tax returns for the current financial year?

a)   Yes

b)   No

Q6. Have you ever received a Notice of Proposed Income Tax Examination Changes from a tax auditor?

a)   Yes

b)   No

Q7. Have you ever received a Notice of Deficiency?

a)   Yes

b)   No

Q8. Which of the following contributed to an IRS tax audit on your business?

a)   Low gross profit margin

b)   High business use of vehicles

c)   High travel and entertainment expenditure

d)   High miscellaneous expenses

e)   No profit from business operations

f)    No profit from overseas operations

g)   None of the above