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Tag Archives: IRS
If you have debt with the IRS that’s more than two years old, you may soon get a letter from the agency that your account is being transferred to a private debt collector.
Police in India have arrested who they believe to be the ringleader of a network of IRS call centers that allegedly tricked Americans out of millions of dollars. According to CNN, Sagar Thakkar, 24, was detained in Mumbai after arriving on … Continue reading
It seems like every year scammers are coming up with new tricks to try and steal the public’s hard earned cash. With technology constantly changing, the ability to deceive the masses has become an easier task to pull off. According … Continue reading
Need help filing your taxes? Your BBB encourages you to use caution when selecting tax preparation help. Using the wrong preparer could cost a lot–in IRS-related headaches, fines, and fees. Every year, BBB receives thousands of complaints against tax preparers. Complainants … Continue reading
As the tax deadline approaches, scammers are working hard to steal money from unsuspecting victims Most of us know it’s not a good idea to get on the Internal Revenue Service’s bad side, so a call from someone claiming to … Continue reading
As tax time approaches, Your BBB continues to receive numerous phone calls from people who say they got threatening calls from scam artists claiming to be with the Internal Revenue Service. The IRS published the following warning about the scam: Phone … Continue reading
As the deadline approaches to file income taxes, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is reporting a new scam by criminals impersonating IRS personnel. Your BBB recently shared a warning from the IRS about a scam targeting immigrants. Now the IRS is warning … Continue reading
Most of us know it’s not a good idea to get on the Internal Revenue Service’s bad side, so a call from someone claiming to be an IRS agent would have to be rather scary. Unfortunately, scammers have taken advantage … Continue reading
The U.S. Department of Justice just announced the sentencing of a man who reportedly took part in a scheme to rip off American citizens AND the federal government. Kevin Jackson of Montgomery, Alabama was handed a sentence of 102 months … Continue reading