Children more vulnerable than adults to ID theft

[--- Reading Time: 3 minutes ---]It’s a thought more terrifying than any haunted house. Your pride-and-joy’s Social Security number is stolen by scammers, who use it to find employment, pick out the latest iPhone and get credit. It can be years, if not...

Five Tax Scams to Avoid this Summer

[--- Reading Time: 2 minutes ---]Hiding income offshore, identity theft and return preparer fraud topped the IRS’s list of tax scams in 2011. The Internal Revenue Service issues an annual list of the top 12 tax scams, known as the “Dirty Dozen.” These scams are...

Don’t be Scammed by Fake IRS Communications

[--- Reading Time: 2 minutes ---]The IRS receives thousands of reports each year from taxpayers who receive suspicious emails, phone calls, faxes or notices claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service. Many of these scams fraudulently use the Internal Revenue...

Five Tax Scams to Avoid this Summer

[--- Reading Time: 2 minutes ---]The Internal Revenue Service issues a list of the top 12 tax scams each year – known as the Dirty Dozen. The scams are illegal and can lead to problems for taxpayers including significant penalties, interest and possible criminal...