How to Know if You Have Been Contacted by a Scammer Scammers are everywhere you look. Charity scams. COVID loan scams. Student or mortgage loan relief scams. And, of course, tax scams. You would be a very rare bird indeed – or Rip Van Winkle, if you haven’t encountered one of these scams. So how … [Read more...]
Confidential informants and whistleblowing: Making Money by helping the IRS!
Confidential informants and whistleblowing: Making Money by helping the IRS! What is the IRS Whistleblower Program? Believe it or not, the IRS has a program set up to reward taxpayers who to inform the IRS about other taxpayer’s tax fraud or tax evasion. That’s right! Called the IRS … [Read more...]
Podcast: IRS Update on Wealthy Nonfilers and Unemployment Fraud
IRS Update: The Trouble with High Income Nonfilers and Dealing with Unemployment Fraud https://taxresolutiontalk.podbean.com/mf/play/gf3yen/Tax_Resolution_Talk_Episode_9_COMPLETE_6za4t.mp3 On June 16th, I was interviewed by Jerrod Oltmann, an enrolled agent, about what is going on at the … [Read more...]
What to Know about Identity Theft and Your Tax Return
Identity theft and tax refunds are big business for fraudsters. To give you an idea of the scope of this problem, in 2015, from January through November, the IRS rejected or suspended the processing of 4.8 million suspicious returns - the refunds claimed on those returns totaled around $2.9 … [Read more...]