IRS uncorks Dirty Dozen Tax Scams for 2013

The Internal Revenue Service today reminded taxpayers that there are plenty of scam artists and cybercriminals that want your money. The tax collection agency issued its “Dirty Dozen” list of tax scams that it says peak at this time of year and include: Identity theft Tax fraud through the use of identity theft tops this year’s Dirty Dozen list. Identity theft occurs when someone uses personal information such as your name, Social Security number (SSN) or other identifying information, without your permission, to commit fraud or other crimes....

March 26, 2013 · 7 min · 1377 words · Omid Farhang