We get absolutely deluged with hundreds of calls a day during tax return filing season about all kinds of fraud, particularly identity related scams and claiming child exemptions improperly.  In 2016, there was a 400% increase in tax related phishing and malware attacks, and 969,000 potentially fraudulent refunds claiming up to $6.5 billion. You may

The IRS released its “Dirty Dozen” list of the worst tax scams of the year this month.  The list is published each year by the IRS as a way to inform and warn taxpayers about the most common tax schemes they encounter during tax season. 

While most of the Dirty Dozen list remains unchanged from