This article, first featured in Forbes.com by respected contributor John Wasik, identifies the top 3 tax scams that people should know about and how to avoid fallen victim.
- Identity theft or phishing scams to obtain your personal information.
- Fake IRS Agents making phone calls in an effort to obtain your personal information.
- Fake tax preparers offering up inflated refunds.
That last scam, in particular, is very upsetting to credible tax preparation services like Stanfield & Associates. As tax accountants and preparers, we pride ourselves on honesty and transparency.