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The 2016 IRS Dirty Dozen
Offshore cons, creepy phone calls and dishonest preparers. These are just a few of the doozies that appeared on the IRS’s annual list of 12 tax scams, which it dubs the Dirty Dozen.

“We are working hard to protect taxpayers from identity theft and other scams this filing season,” says IRS Commissioner John Koskinen. “We urge taxpayers to help protect themselves from scams – old and new.”

To help clients tell the old from the new and the clever from the mundane, here are the dozen, in reverse order. --Accounting Today


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