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Top 10 Tax Scams
Being aware of common tax scams and how to address them can help you keep yourself and your information secure at tax time. Here's a guide to the top 10 tax scams. Read more…

Identity Theft: 7 Steps to Reclaiming Your Identity and Keeping it Safe
As more personal information continues to be stored online, the risk of identity theft also increases. The Bureau of Justice reports that millions U.S. residents experience identity theft each year. If someone uses your personal data pretending to be you, it's a serious crime. With quick, decisive action, you can help discover the fraud, stop further damage and reclaim your identity. Here are six steps to get you on your way. Read more…

10 Steps to Avoiding Tax-Return Identity Theft
Someone who steals your identity for tax purposes is probably not intending to pay your back taxes for you. He or she is after your tax refund. Make sure your refund ends up in your hands and not that of a thief by practicing a few simple habits that can protect your personal information. Read more…

Tax Time Scams You Should Avoid
Whether it's phishing, identity theft, or hidden fees, tax season can bring out the scammers in full force. Learn how to protect yourself from the most common tax scams. Read more…

What Is Stolen Identity Refund Fraud?
A tax refund is as much an asset as a diamond ring, and just as some thieves target jewelry stores, others specialize in stealing taxpayers' identities in order to create fake tax returns that provide large refunds. The IRS is on the lookout for this kind of stolen identity refund fraud (SIRF), but you should be vigilant, too. Read more…

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