New IRS Security Measures Aim to Keep Taxpayers Safe

From the Internal Revenue Service: The Internal Revenue Service has taken new steps for 2016 to protect you and help reduce the risk of identity theft this filing season. It’s no secret that identity theft of all kinds is persistent, time consuming and frustrating. When criminals steal your personal data (especially your name and Social Security number) they can use … [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...]

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...]