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Top 3 Tax Scams and How to Spot Them

Tax Scams

Did you know the window to file your federal tax return is drawing to a close? However, this does not mean that identity thieves and criminal are slowing down.  As in the past, thousands of tax payers fall victim to one of the dirty scams who pose as IRS agents to scam people out of money and personal identification information. The tax scams sound pretty convincing and possibly terrifying, especially if you are on the receiving end of one. As elaborated below there are things about each one that just doesn’t add up.

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Phone Tax Scams

As the mobile phone technology advances phone scams top the list of ways, criminal may use to illegally obtain your Social security number, banking information and more.In most cases a person will pose as an IRS agent to ask taxpayers, they owe money in taxes and are late in payment. They come with a fake IRS identification badge and number and usually demand payment right away. They threaten lawsuits, arrest, or even deportation if you do not pay the amount in question.

Spot the scam! A fact, the IRS nevercontact people via phone. If you owe tax money, IRS send emails. Before any in-person meeting with IRS agents, you will be contacted via emails scheduling the same. The IRS demand paymentafter first giving you a chance to appeal the amount. They also don’t specify payment method to use. Check …

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