How the IRS is fighting tax-related identity theft

09/1/2013 | AICPA Insights

Tax-related identity theft has surged over the past decade, and while the Internal Revenue Service is working to address the issue, affected taxpayers may expect a delay in any refunds owed them. Tactics the agency is using include screening filters that prevent the processing of false returns and the issuance of identity theft PINs to theft victims. This post looks at how individuals fall victim to identity theft and steps to take if it does happen.

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