With Tax Return Preparer Fraud and Tax Schemes on the Rise, IRS Looks at New Model For Regulation of Tax PreparersFriday, June 5th, 2009
Return preparer fraud made this year’s IRS Dirty Dozen list of common scams taxpayers should avoid. In this down economy, the promise of large refunds may seem tempting to taxpayers, but victims of tax schemes will end up facing more tax problems in the long run.
Dishonest tax return preparers are scam artists that skim money from their clients’ refunds and charge inflated fees for return preparation services. They attract new