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IRS unveils 'Dirty Dozen' list of tax scams for 2020

Americans urged to be vigilant to these threats during the pandemic and its aftermath

 

Last updated 7/22/2020 at 2:14pm



WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service has announced its annual “Dirty Dozen” list of tax scams with a special emphasis on aggressive and evolving schemes related to coronavirus tax relief, including Economic Impact Payments.

This year, the Dirty Dozen focuses on scams that target taxpayers. The criminals behind these bogus schemes view everyone as potentially easy prey. The IRS urges everyone to be on guard all the time and look out for others in their lives.

“Tax scams tend to rise during tax season or during times of crisis, and scam artists are using pandemic to try stealing...



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