12 most common tax scams

Published On: Mar 27 2013 12:50:52 PM CDT   Updated On: Jan 21 2015 02:00:37 AM CST

As tax season begins, the IRS warns taxpayers to be on high alert for common scams. Take a look at the annual "dirty dozen" list released by the IRS.

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1. Identity theft. Identity thieves are increasingly getting hold of taxpayers' names, Social Security numbers, birth dates and other information, then fraudulently claiming tax refunds in their names.

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