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Watch out for the Dirty Dozen

The IRS releases its 2018 list of tax scams

From March 5th through March 13th their website will be updated daily for consumer alerts. For the
latest update, go to https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/dirty-dozen

This year’s Dirty Dozen list includes:

* Phishing
* Phone Scams
* Identity Theft
* Return Preparer Fraud
* Fake Charities
* Inflated Refund Claims
* Excessive Claims for Business Credits
* Falsely Padding Deductions on Returns
* Falsifying Income to Claim Credits
* Abusive Tax Shelters
* Frivolous Tax Arguments
* Offshore Tax Avoidance