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IRS Identifies the Top 12 Tax Scams for 2018

March 22, 2018


The IRS has released its annual compilation of the “Dirty Dozen” for 2018 highlighting the most common scams taxpayers will likely face as the tax season fast approaches.

In announcing the list for 2018, the IRS highly encourages taxpayers to remain vigilant not only during tax season but throughout the year. The agency says the scams are getting more aggressive with evolving schemes from the simple to the sophisticated. There is a common theme running through the previous lists, with phone scams, phishing and identity theft showing up as the perennial favorites among scammers.

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