IRS Video on the ‘Dirty Dozen’ Tax Scams to Watch For

Every year the IRS releases it's "Dirty Dozen" list of tax scams.  The purpose is to educate taxpayers of scams which harm thousands of taxpayers each year.   These scams can bilk taxpayers of tax refunds, stolen money from bank accounts, or other identity related theft.  Here are some examples: Pervasive Telephone Scams - Fake IRS agents who threaten taxpayers into paying fake taxes or penalties Phishing - unsolicited e-mails which look official but direct taxpayers to non-IRS pages in an effort to steal personal information.  The IRS WILL NEVER contact you via e-mail. Free Money from Inflated Refunds - [...]