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Tax and Unemployment Fraud in 2021

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Tax season again. In a decision to assist US taxpayers navigating the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the IRS and Treasury Department postponed the April 15 tax filing deadline to May 17. The UK reached a similar conclusion, giving UK taxpayers an additional month to send in their tax […]

It’s Accrual World: Tax Return Fraud in 2018

With just over a month until Tax Deadline Day, individuals are scrambling to get their tax returns submitted. This is a proven time of the year for cybercrime, and 2018 has been no exception. The Internal Revenue Service has already outlined new scams targeting consumers this year. Criminals have once again used tax themes as […]

Tax Fraud in 2017

The IRS recently released an alert that warned tax professionals and taxpayers to be wary of last minute email scams. With April 18 looming, how concerned should individuals and businesses be by tax fraud? On January 31, 2017, a report by Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration’s “Results of the 2016 Filing Season” was published, […]