Tax refund fraud has exploded in recent years. Scammers typically use stolen names and Social Security numbers to file phony electronic tax forms for IRS refunds.
Some 650,000 unsolved Identity theft cases are stuck at the IRS. It can take from six months to the better part of a year to get a case cleared up for an individual taxpayer.
File your taxes as early as possible! The earlier you file, the earlier you will be aware of any problems related to possible fraud.
Here are five things the scammers often do but the IRS will not do. Any one of these five things is a tell-tale sign of a scam. The IRS will never:
How can you minimize the chance of becoming a victim?
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