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New Twist on the Social Security Number (SSN) Scam

New variations of tax-related scams show up at regular intervals, the most recent one related to Social Security numbers. Don't be fooled, however; it's nothing more than a new twist on an old scam and yet another attempt to frighten people into returning "robocall" voicemails. How the Scam Works Con artists claim to be [...]

New Twist on the Social Security Number (SSN) Scam2019-12-28T21:43:39+00:00

Scam Alert: Watch out for IRS Impersonation Emails

Taxpayers should be aware that a new IRS impersonation scam email campaign is making the rounds. This latest scheme is yet another reminder that tax scams are a year-round business for thieves and taxpayers should be on guard at all times. This latest scam uses dozens of compromised websites and web addresses that pose [...]

Scam Alert: Watch out for IRS Impersonation Emails2019-12-28T21:16:45+00:00

Two New Tax Scams to Watch out For

Although the April filing deadline has come and gone, scam artists remain hard at work. As such, taxpayers should be on the lookout for scams that reference taxes or mention the IRS, especially during the summer and fall as tax bills and refunds arrive. The two new variations of tax-related scams that are currently [...]

Two New Tax Scams to Watch out For2019-12-28T21:08:51+00:00

Who Can Represent You Before the IRS?

Many people use a tax professional to prepare their taxes. Anyone who prepares, or assists in preparing, all or substantially all of a federal tax return for compensation is required to have a valid Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN). All enrolled agents must also have a valid PTIN. If you choose to have someone [...]

Who Can Represent You Before the IRS?2019-12-28T21:08:10+00:00

IRS Ends Tax Transcript Fax and Third-Party Services

Due to ongoing efforts to protect taxpayers from identity thieves, the Internal Revenue Service no longer offers tax transcript faxing service and third-party mailing of tax returns and certain transcripts. These measures are effective June 28 and July 1, 2019 respectively, and affect individual and business transcripts. Background Tax transcripts are summaries of tax [...]

IRS Ends Tax Transcript Fax and Third-Party Services2019-12-28T20:57:30+00:00
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