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MEMBER BLOG: The Latest Scam – Filing Bogus Tax Returns in Your Name
April 13, 2015
PKF O'Connor Davies
The Latest Scam – Filing Bogus Tax Returns in Your Name
You’ve compiled your paperwork, receipts, met with your tax preparer and reviewed every important detail. Your tax returns are completed, signed and e-filed. Whew! Done for another year, right? Wrong! The IRS or State rejects your return as a “duplicate” because either yours or your spouse’s Social Security number has already been used to file a return – and your refund has been issued...to someone else. Really? You’ve just been victimized by the latest identity theft scheme. Now what?
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