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.
6. Bogus charities. In the wake of disasters like Superstorm Sandy, scammers come out of the woodwork and solicit donations for bogus charities. Some will even impersonate the IRS and contact disaster victims, claiming to be able to help them file casualty loss claims or obtain refunds.
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