How long should records be kept?

Incorporation documents should be kept forever.  W-2s and payroll records should be kept forever.  Any receipts or documents relating to investments or investment properties should be kept for 6 years after selling or disposing of the investment. All other receipts, statements, bills, check stubs, etc. should be kept for six years.

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