Tax Fraud

Protect Yourself From Tax Preparer Fraud

Posted on: February 6th, 2015
Each year our tax attorneys in Chapel Hill review common tax scams. One particular scam the Internal Revenue Service is highlighting this tax season concerns tax preparer fraud....

Look Out For Tax Scams

Posted on: February 4th, 2014
Fraudulent companies and individuals take advantage of American taxpayers every year. The tax scammers use deception—and commonly prey on elderly persons—to acquire sensitive personal information....

The Dirty Dozen – 12 Tax Scams to Beware of in 2012

Posted on: February 16th, 2012
The IRS has released its annual list of tax scams for taxpayers to watch out for – review this list to help educate and protect yourself. Believe it or not, the IRS wants to help!...

IRS Extends Deadline for Offshore Voluntary Disclosure

Posted on: August 29th, 2011
Due to Hurricane Fran, the IRS has extended the deadline for the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Initiative for foreign accounts to September 9, 2011. ...

IRS Warns of 12 Current Tax Scams

Posted on: April 7th, 2011
WASHINGTON –– Hiding income in offshore accounts, identity theft, return preparer fraud, and filing false or misleading tax forms top the annual list of “dirty dozen” tax scams in 2011, the Internal Revenue Service announced today....

IRS Says Beware of Frivolous Tax Arguments

Posted on: March 4th, 2011
WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today released the 2011 version of its discussion and rebuttal of many of the more common frivolous arguments made by individuals and groups that oppose compliance with federal tax laws....
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