Tax-Related ID Theft a Huge and Growing Problem

July 3, 2015
Dana Greenstein

The Federal Trade Commission says that 2014 marked the fifth consecutive year that tax-related identity theft was the most common form of reported identity theft.

According to the IRS National Taxpayer Advocate, the reason is simple: “We have heard of organized criminals who have given up drug trafficking to engage in the much easier, safer, and just-as-lucrative endeavor of tax refund fraud.”  Read more in the Accounting Today.

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