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Better Business BureauIRS: Beware of Dirty Dozen tax scamsGaston GazetteThe Internal Revenue Service has issued its annual “Dirty Dozen” tax scams list, reminding taxpayers to use caution during tax season to protect themselves against a wide range of schemes ranging from identity theft to return preparer fraud.'Where's my Refund' feature not workingNewsNet5.comIRS shares "Dirty Dozen" list of tax scamsWAFF12 Tax Scams to Avoid Like the PlagueForbesReuters -CNNall 249 news articles »

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  • Public should beware ‘Dirty Dozen’ tax scams, IRS says
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The arrival of tax season brings with it the announcement of the Internal Revenue Services’ “Dirty Dozen” tax scams. Each year, the IRS issues a list of 12 common scams ...
    02/11/2020 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Avoid the IRS Dirty Dozen scams
    But many of these schemes peak during filing season as people prepare their tax returns. "Taxpayers should be careful and avoid falling into a trap with the Dirty Dozen," said IRS Commissioner ...
    05/26/2019 - 9:37 am | View Link
  • Fake IRS agents target more than 366K in huge tax scam
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Fake IRS agents have targeted more than 366,000 people with harassing phone calls demanding payments and threatening jail as part of a huge nationwide tax scam that has cost ...
    04/18/2019 - 4:14 pm | View Link
  • Watch Out for Phony IRS Collectors
    Phone scams are among the most common forms of tax fraud, taking the number-two spot (behind e-mail and website scams that seek to steal personal data) on the IRS’s “Dirty Dozen” list for 2017.
    06/25/2017 - 4:50 pm | View Link
  • IRS Looking For Taxpayers Who Pad Their Tax Deductions
    That’s why falsely claiming deductions, expenses or credits on tax returns is on the “Dirty Dozen” tax scams list for the 2016 filing season. "Taxpayers should file accurate returns to ...
    02/12/2016 - 3:21 am | View Link
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