Found money in lost papers

So you can't find that savings bond Grandma gave you as a kid. Here's how to get a new copy of it and other important documents.

Tax returns
Tax returns
When you need the original: If you're applying for a mortgage or other loan, a lender may want to see your return to verify your income.

And of course, if you're audited, you'll need copies of your past three returns - and you'll want them pronto.

How to replace it: You can order a partial or full return for any of the past seven years from irs.gov.

Cost: $39 for a copy of the full tax return.
Last updated December 31 2007: 8:33 AM ET

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