In this time of great change, it’s possible to find peace in the things that remain constant — one of them being that someone will always try to manipulate tax files to steal money. The IRS again this year offers its annual and updated list of Dirty Dozen scams, a variety of common schemes that peak during filing season. Some are perpetrated by taxpayers who know they are taking liberties. In other cases, scammers have convinced clients there are loopholes for their own profit.
Here they are, in reverse order.