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Stopping Thieves from Stealing Tax Refunds

Want your refund right away? Well, fraudsters do too! For Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week, today’s WatchBlog focuses on why identity theft refund fraud is a problem and what the IRS is doing to stop this fraud and help its … Continue reading

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Preventing Potentially Billions of Dollars in ID Theft Tax Refund Fraud

Two things cause stress for just about everybody: taxes and identity theft. And when those two things come together, the result can be a nightmare. For Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week, today’s WatchBlog focuses on how the IRS can combat … Continue reading

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Know the Types of Tax Identity Fraud

Tax filing season will begin soon and the Federal Trade Commission has named January 13-17th Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week to raise awareness and provide people with tips on how to protect themselves. We have done work on tax-related identity … Continue reading

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