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Dirty Dozen part 1: Taxpayers should be aware of these tax scams

The tax filing deadline has come and gone, but tax scammers continue to work. Again this year, the IRS highlights the twelve top scams in its “Dirty Dozen” list. These scams are often aggressive and happen throughout the year. The schemes run the gamut from simple refund inflation scams to complex tax shelter deals. A … Continue reading

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Tax Deadline Approaches: IRS Dispels Five Myths About Tax Refunds

WASHINGTON – As the April tax-filing deadline approaches, the Internal Revenue Service understands that taxpayers are anxious to get details about their tax refunds. This has led to a number of common myths about refunds that often circulate on social media. While there’s no secret way for taxpayers to find out when their refund will … Continue reading

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IRS: Be vigilant against phone scams Annual ‘Dirty Dozen’ list continues

IRS YouTube Videos: WASHINGTON — As the April filing deadline approaches, the Internal Revenue Service today warned taxpayers to be alert to tax time phone scams where aggressive criminals pose as IRS agents in hopes of stealing money or personal information. Phone scams or “vishing” (voice phishing) continue to pose a major threat. The scam … Continue reading

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