TaxFraud

Tax Prep Nightmare: Don't Get Conned by Your Tax Pro

A series of major problems and the whiff of potential fraud at a tax-prep company called "Mo Money Taxes" are a scary reminder: Be smart about selecting the professional who helps with your tax return. Here are some tips to help you avoid the shady characters.

Tax refund scams on the rise

As Tax Day creeps closer, tax refund scams are on the rise. A number of fake tax refund schemes have been made public in recent days, as the Justice...

New York busts shady tax preparers

When consumers think about tax fraud, they typically think about the individuals who fail to report all their income or who take bad deductions. Many...

The IRS 'dirty dozen' tax scams

The Internal Revenue Service has released its 2008 list of the 12 scammiest tax scams, with internet phishing and frivolous tax arguments topping the...