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The IRS is warning taxpayers about a new scam that is playing out this year in relation to individual tax returns.The IRS Refund Scam Alert is about deposits being made into bank accounts and then requests being made to reclaim the funds.
The problems being when your personal computer is hacked and tax information is stolen. This information is used to file a tax return in your name. This next part is new in 2018, the money from the return is deposited into the tax payers own bank account. At this point, the taxpayer is contacted and a request is made to return the incorrectly deposited refund.

The taxpayer might receive a call from an IRS collection agency requesting the funds. Or he/she could receive an automated call from the IRS fraud department with a case number and instructions on returning the money. Both of these kinds … Read 2015 Taxes
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