Month: April 2013

The Dirty Dozen for 2013 – Part 2

Last week we gave you the first six scams of the IRS’s “Dirty Dozen.” This week’s column presents the second half of 2013’s “Dirty Dozen”. Don’t fall prey to these schemes. Including income that was never earned, either as wages or as self-employment income in order to maximize refundable credits, is a popular scam. Claiming… Read More

The Dirty Dozen for 2013 – Part 1

On March 26 the IRS released its annual list of the worst 12 tax scams for the year. The IRS cautions taxpayers not to fall for any of these scams – often these scams are at their peak during the filing season as people prepare their tax returns. This week’s column presents one-half of the… Read More