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2018 “Dirty Dozen” list of tax scams

2018 “Dirty Dozen” list of tax scams

The Internal Revenue Service has concluded its annual “Dirty Dozen” list of tax scams with a warning to taxpayers to remain vigilant about these aggressive and evolving schemes throughout the year. This year’s “Dirty Dozen” list highlights a wide variety of schemes that taxpayers may encounter throughout the year, many of which peak during tax-filingRead more about 2018 “Dirty Dozen” list of tax scams[…]

Highlights of 2017 Tax Scams

Highlights of 2017 Tax Scams

Each year, the IRS lists various scams taxpayers get caught up in. The top 2017 scams include several that manipulate laws governing charitable groups, abuse credit counseling services or rely on refuted arguments to claim tax exemptions. The agency is warning taxpayers about the growth of identity theft schemes with some particularly bold thieves evenRead more about Highlights of 2017 Tax Scams[…]

Is Identity Theft Impacting Your Taxes?

Is Identity Theft Impacting Your Taxes?

If your identity is stolen, your finances can quickly become a nightmare. A less obvious problem is the effect identity theft can have on your taxes. Identity Theft Generally, thieves steal your personal data for the purpose of running up credit card charges or opening and abusing new accounts. A developing trend in the identityRead more about Is Identity Theft Impacting Your Taxes?[…]