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Tax Scams: What You Need to Know About the Latest Schemes

January 23rd, 2018 · No Comments · Consumer Info, Taxes

What if you filed your tax return only to discover that it had already been filed? Since filing your taxes isn’t something you’re likely to have forgotten doing, it’s safe to say someone else filed your tax return in your name and had your refund sent to them. This is just one of many tax scams you need to know about. We’ve compiled a comprehensive list of them based on the most recent IRS tax scam alerts. The goal? To protect your money, of course, but also to protect the sensitive information that fraudsters could use to commit identity theft against you for years to come, and leave you in desperate need of credit repair. Take a look at how the latest tax schemes work, how to protect yourself, and what to do if you are targeted by one of these scams.

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Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week: Schedule of FTC Webinars and Twitter Chats

January 30th, 2017 · No Comments · Taxes

What if you filed your taxes only to discover someone else had filed them first? Not only that, but they’d received the tax refund that belongs to you? Find out how to minimize the risk of that and what to do if it happens to you. The FTC wants to help this Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week, co-hosting a series of webinars and Twitter chats just in time for tax season.

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Tax Season 2017: Get It Straight

January 19th, 2017 · No Comments · Taxes

Do you qualify for free tax filing software? Do you know how to report income from your sharing economy side hustle? Do you know what might delay your refund this year? The sooner you get the facts on all this (and more), the easier Tax Season 2017 will be.

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