Don’t Be Fooled By These IRS Scams

IRS scams 2019

With the upcoming tax season, here are the tax changes for the 2020 tax season.

Scammers are targetting countless innocent taxpayers claiming to be the IRS.

First, these scammers attempt to impersonate IRS agents or organizations affiliated with the IRS, debt collectors, other government employees, and even the police. Once they get a hold of your personal information, they move onto another victim.

Here’s how to spot a fraudulent phone call and how to report it to the real IRS.

How they reach out to you

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April 15, 2021, is the Last Day to Claim Your 2017 Refund!

2017 refund

Like many taxpayers, you may think hey, the deadline is a ways away.

This is a common mistake when it comes to claiming a prior-year refund. We tend to forget that time moves quickly and when the deadline comes around, it becomes an unnecessarily stressful time.

Here’s how to change that.

Dates to remember:

October 15, 2018, was the e-file and extension deadline for your 2017 tax return. After this date, you’re required to paper-file your tax return. Therefore, you can no longer e-file your 2017 tax return.

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