• Identity Fraud Epidemic Hits the IRS – Are your records safe?

    Identity Fraud Epidemic Hits the IRS – Are your records safe?

    Identity theft has found a new target in a big way….they’re trying to get your withholdings. Stealing your federal funds is often a lower risk theft than making money selling drugs or using traditional theft. Here is what you need to know. The IRS estimates that it paid out over $2 billion in fraudulent claims for refunds. While the age of e-filing and automatic deposits has sped up receiving our refunds, it has also created a tremendous identity theft problem. Thankfully, the IRS is now paying attention to this problem and is actively using their data matching programs to help

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