IRS News: Dirty Dozen Tax Scams List for 2015

The IRS has collected a list of its Dirty Dozen tax scams for 2015.

irs-news-tax-scamsThe list includes several different ways that people may try to take advantage of the system to avoid having to pay the full amount of taxes they own. It also includes fake services trying to scam people when filing their taxes. Several items on this list have been on previous version of it from earlier years.

Here are the Dirty Dozen tax scams for 2015 that the IRS warns about.

  • Identity Theft
  • Pervasive Telephone Scams
  • Phishing
  • False Promises of “Free Money” from Inflated Refunds
  • Return Preparer Fraud
  • Hiding Income Offshore
  • Impersonation of Charitable Organizations
  • False Income, Expenses or Exemptions
  • Frivolous Arguments
  • Falsely Claiming Zero Wages or Using False Form 1099
  • Abusive Tax Structures
  • Misuse of Trusts

To see specific information regarding the Dirty Dozen tax scams of 2015, click here.

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