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IRS Reveals List of Top Scams for 2016

Posted on Mon, Mar 21, 2016
 

The IRS kicked off tax filing season by publishing a series of press releases that highlight the "dirty dozen" tax scams for this year. Although there are no major surprises, it's important to note that these scams have become increasingly technology-driven in recent years. Taxpayers can use this list to avoid becoming the victim or perpetrator of fraud.

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Tags: Foreign Bank Accounts, Bogus Charities, IRS, Scam Charities

Tax Deadline Reminder: FBARs Due by June 30

Posted on Mon, May 04, 2015

The deadline is fast approaching for certain taxpayers to report accounts they hold in foreign banks and other financial institutions. You also may be required to report foreign accounts over which you have signature authority, such as an account that you maintain on behalf of a relative or employer.

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Tags: Tax, EHTC Article, Foreign Assets, Foreign Bank Accounts, foreign financial accounts, Articles, Federal Income Tax

Who Are the Latest IRS Targets? A List of 22 Audit Triggers

Posted on Thu, Aug 07, 2014

What triggers an IRS tax audit? While the IRS isn't about to publish a list, there are a number of items that are known to raise the IRS's interest in a return.

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