Imposter schemes are ever evolving, and last year was no exception — they were the number one scam reported to the FTC, resulting in victims losing nearly $488 million. With such high take rates, the effects of imposter scams are devastating to businesses and consumers alike. Let’s review the top imposter frauds that arose in 2018. Continue reading
2019 Tax Fraud | Keep Your Personal Information Safe
As the IRS cracks down on tax refund fraud, scammers will be innovating new ways to scheme taxpayers out of their hard-earned money this year. This tax season no one is safe — individuals, businesses, and even tax preparers should be extra cautious with their personal and financial information. Continue reading
Scammers love businesses — big businesses, small businesses, your business, your friend’s business, and especially businesses willing to fall for tax scams. Being aware of the schemes criminals are carrying out and the tactics they use to employ them can give your business the best chance to deflect such advances. Continue reading
Don’t get caught in a scam!
Tax scams come in all shapes and sizes. From phone calls to phishing emails, and even by your own tax preparer, criminals are continuing to find new ways to scam you out of your money and personal information. Tax-related scams can be particularly threatening because the information stolen is often used to commit more serious crimes such as tax identity theft.
Follow us as we explore the top-3 tax scams to watch out for this year. Continue reading