Top 12 tax scams show fraudsters target coronavirus tax relief: IRS
Just what we need in the endless grip of pandemic: new tax scams.
This year’s IRS Dirty Dozen list includes rip-offs that sprang up like toadstools to prey on filing and economic relief efforts. For example, the IRS would never call about a coronavirus-related Economic Impact Payment. While some scams are now, others are evil twists on established scammy ideas.
The IRS annually compiles a list of the 12 most-common tax deceptions annually, to help taxpayers identify schemes.