The adventures & musings of an Enrolled Agent representing clients in Tax Controversy cases at the Neighborhood Christian legal clinic - Low Income Taxpayer Clinic.

Indianapolis, Indiana

It’s Hurricane Season: Be Careful of Scams!

It’s Hurricane Season: Be Careful of Scams!

With hurricane season underway, the Internal Revenue Service is reminding taxpayers that criminals and scammers often try to take advantage of the generosity of taxpayers who want to help victims of major disasters. Hurricane season runs June 1 to Nov. 30, and taxpayers need to be vigilant of scams that will undoubtedly pop up whenRead more about It’s Hurricane Season: Be Careful of Scams![…]

Tax Fraud Targeting the Congolese Refugee Community

Tax Fraud Targeting the Congolese Refugee Community

The Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic – Low Income Taxpayer Clinic is seeing what appears to be a large tax preparer fraud scheme targeting our local Congolese refugee community. A tax preparer from Arizona came to Indianapolis, collected tax documents, went back to Arizona and prepared fraudulent returns routing large erroneous refunds to what we believeRead more about Tax Fraud Targeting the Congolese Refugee Community[…]

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[…]