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Tax Identity Theft on the Rise: Businesses and Individuals Beware

By |2017-05-24T13:42:07+00:00June 13th, 2016|Categories: News, Tax Planning|Tags: , |

Earlier this year, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) reported there was an almost 50% jump in identity theft complaints in 2015. The primary driver of that spike, by far, was tax identity theft. The FTC received 490,220 complaints about identity theft last year, with tax identity theft accounting for 221,854 of the complaints. It’s [...]

Be Aware of Tax Identity Theft Scams

By |2017-05-24T13:42:41+00:00August 9th, 2012|Categories: Articles, Fraud Prevention|Tags: , , , , , , |

Identity theft is a growing problem throughout the country, and it is affecting the filing of tax returns in a major way. The Federal Trade Commission reports that it continues to be the number one consumer complaint reported to the agency year after year. Identity theft can be a risk every time you swipe your [...]

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