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IRS Completes List of 2016's "Dirty Dozen" Tax Scams

Chris Gaetano
Published Date:
Feb 18, 2016
irs-small-3Every year the IRS compiles a list of what it considers to be the twelve most common tax-related scams, which it calls the "Dirty Dozen." Each item is accompanied by guidance for taxpayers on how to avoid falling prey, as well as warnings to potential perpetrators about the penalties the scams involve. This year's list includes: 

While the IRS notes that these scams can occur anytime, they tend to peak during the tax season.