It can be hard enough to hand over some of your hard-earned dollars to Uncle Sam each year in taxes, but it’s even more painful if you fall for a tax scam and end up enriching some crooks. Learn more about common tax scams so that you can recognize — and avoid! — them.
Within a month or two, our friends at the IRS will likely be releasing their latest list of top tax scams. Many are likely to be holdovers from their 2016 “Dirty Dozen” list of scams. Here’s a review of those scams — any of which could cost you in 2017 if you’re not careful.