More tax scams to be aware of

One thing’s for sure. Nothing is certain except death and taxes…and thieves trying to scam you out of your money. Another year, another IRS “Dirty Dozen” tax scam list. Adding to the annual list of popular scams, the IRS is warning Americans to be on the lookout for fraudsters masquerading as tax professionals peddling the …

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IRS’s ‘Dirty Dozen’ tax scams for 2021

The IRS has recently released their “Dirty Dozen” list of the 12 most common tax scams to be on the lookout for. They are categorized as pandemic-related scams, personal information cons, ruses focusing on unsuspecting victims and schemes that persuade taxpayers into unscrupulous actions. Don’t miss: Closing a California business Phishing – Taxpayers should be …

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Tax scams, know the telltale signs to keep your info safe

The IRS recently added tax tips to their website regarding scam attempts. Summertime is a high point for scammers because taxpayers are waiting to receive their refund or a response from the IRS about their return. Most scammers want you to give them personal information such as account details, social security numbers and passwords. Here …

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Beware of spooky calls from the IRS

Taxpayers who get unexpected or unsolicited phone calls from the IRS should be very hesitant – it’s probably a scam. Phone calls continue to be one of the most common ways that thieves try to get you to provide personal information. These scammers then use that information to gain access to the victim’s bank or …

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Scammers setting up fake charities – again!

Unfortunately, it is time to update a blog from some time ago, warning about unscrupulous scammers out there trying to take advantage of the good intentions of the American taxpaying public with fake charities. (See previous blog post, though many of the same suggestions still apply, but with updated information.). The IRS issued a warning …

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Millennials most likely to fall for tax scams

When most people think of Millennials, traits that come to mind probably include tech-savvy, progressive-thinking, and maybe a bit entitled. As a Millennial myself, the first trait that comes to mind is certainly not “tax scam victim.” Well surprisingly, in addition to being most likely to still live in their parents’ basements, Millennials are also …

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Scam Alert! Fake IRS Bills Say You Owe Even More

As if it’s not hard enough already to keep what you pay to the IRS at the legal minimum, the scammers keep coming up with additional ways to make you think you owe them even more! The latest one involves fake emails that say they are from the IRS and have a fake “CP2000 notice” …

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