Identity Theft

how to report IRS fraud

Tired of IRS Tax Fraud? 4 Popular Scams & How to Report Them

In a prepared statement, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman said, “Fraudulent tax return preparers harm taxpayers, legitimate businesses, and the American public.”  Americans are in the midst of a complicated 2019 tax season. Many are scurrying to file around the government shutdown. All Americans are filing under the new tax plan with …

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The lengthy process in resolving identity theft claims

The Lengthy Process in Resolving Identity Theft Claims

On behalf of Silver Tax Group posted in Identity Theft on Monday, April 10, 2017. We previously reported that identity theft resulted in $3.1 billion in fraudulent tax refunds in 2014. However, many believe this figure to be significantly higher. Wrongdoers are using such Social Security numbers to trigger a refund from the IRS or state revenue offices. Those perpetrating the fraud, besides …

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The EITC and Identity Theft

On behalf of Silver Tax Group posted in Identity Theft on Thursday, February 9, 2017. Federal regulators put the earned income tax credit (EITC) in place to benefit low- and moderate-income individuals. The EITC particularly benefits individuals with children. Families with three or more qualifying children could claim up a maximum of $6,269 as a result of the EITC. And taxpayers …

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