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Watch Out For Tax Scams

Twelve tax scams to watch out for.

Be wary of anyone sending you an email claiming to be from TurboTax or the IRS. These people could be identity thieves and not who they say they are. Never reply to an anonymous email that wants to know your personal information.

Instead of replying to an email always call the organization that you are dealing with yourself. Do not go to any links that are in the email because they could be sending you to an unsafe website. Keep reading to learn the twelve most popular tax scams out there. Remember … Read more at 2011 Taxes.

Top 5 Online 2011 Online Tax Scams

Yes, you don’t want to think of your taxes for 2011 until Tax Day comes along, but you should be wary.  Online scammers are planning already how to steal your identity and tax refund. The 2011 tax season’s scams include new tax credits going for donations to Japan for disaster relief, Websites that are search engine optimized and are filled with malware, dangerous e-mail, and Facebook “likejacking” techniques.

Around 19 million filed their taxes at their house for 2011 taxes.  This is a six percent increase from 2010, according to a report by the IRS.  During this … Read more at 2011 Taxes.