We are almost at the end of tax season. Returns have been filed, refunds are rolling in and we can look forward to not doing this again until January.
Unfortunately for some people, the headache doesn’t end once the paperwork is sent off. Many receive letters indicating that their return has been ejected as a “duplicate” because the filer’s Social Security number had already been used to file a 2014 return, for which a refund was issued.
Tax fraud relating to identity theft is one of the many scams that the IRS is forced to battle each year. Thieves don’t get your exact tax refund. Instead, they create a return that generates a generous sum of cash….