IRS Warns Taxpayers of Summer Surge in Automated Phone Scam Calls

On Tuesday, the IRS issued a new warning about recent phone scams. Read the details in this press release from the IRS. WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today warned taxpayers to stay vigilant against an increase of IRS impersonation scams in the form of automated calls and new tactics from scammers demanding tax payments on iTunes and other gift cards. The … [Read more...]

IRS Warning – Don’t Fall for New Tax Scams

Although the tax season is over, tax scammers work year-round. The IRS is advising you to stay alert to new tax scams. These scams first tried to sting older Americans, newly arrived immigrants and those who speak English as a second language. The crooks have expanded their net and are now trying to swindle anyone they can get their hands on. Here are several tips from the … [Read more...]

Beware of Tax Scams – the “Dirty Dozen” from the IRS

This is the time of year that tax scammers come out of the woodwork. From telephone and email scams to abusive tax shelters, the IRS has developed their “Dirty Dozen” list of tax scams for 2015. "We are doing everything we can to help taxpayers avoid scams as the tax season continues," said IRS Commissioner John Koskinen. "Whether it's a phone scam or scheme to steal a … [Read more...]

AVOID TAX SCAMS – WARNING FROM THE IRS

The IRS has issued a new tax tip on how to avoid summertime tax scams. IRS Tax Tips, July 11, 2014 - Ah, summertime! Warm days, rest and recreation and…tax scams. Thieves don’t stop victimizing unsuspecting taxpayers with their scams after April 15. Identity theft, phone and phishing scams happen year-round. Those three top the IRS’s ‘Dirty Dozen’ list of tax scams this … [Read more...]

IRS Warns of Tax-Related Scams

With the start of tax season comes tax-related scams. The IRS recently published a press release outlining potential tax scams and threats of identity fraud. They also offer helpful tips for avoiding tax scams. IRS Newswire, January 23, 2014 Issue IR-2014-5 WASHINGTON — With the start of the 2014 tax season approaching on Jan. 31, the Internal Revenue Service urged … [Read more...]