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IRS Moving Forward With Private Debt Collection Program

By Amanda Wilson on Mar 9, 2016 in debt collection, fraud, government, identity theft, IRS, tax fraud, International

By:  Amanda Wilson IRS Commissioner John Koskinen recently announced that the IRS is moving forward with a program to have private companies enter into contracts to collect tax debts.    Commissioner Koskinen expected that the new private debt...

IRS (Temporarily?) Halts IPPIN Application Process

By Amanda Wilson on Mar 8, 2016 in fraud, identity theft, IRS, tax fraud, International

By:  Amanda Wilson I have previously written about the IPPIN program that the IRS offers many taxpayers as a way to prevent tax-related identity fraud.  For a discussion of this program, please look here. Unfortunately, the IRS has halted the...

Protect Yourself Against Tax Identity Theft

By Amanda Wilson on Feb 25, 2016 in fraud, identity theft, IRS, tax fraud, International

By:  Amanda Wilson Last year, I provided information about a program that the IRS offers many taxpayers to help protect against tax identity theft.  I'm sharing this article again because this continues to be a huge problem.  If you have not gotten...

Protect Yourself Against Tax Fraud

By Amanda Wilson on Feb 5, 2016 in identity theft, IRS, Tax, International

By:  Amanda Wilson I've written in the past about the huge amount to tax identity fraud that takes place, and some ways that you can protect yourself.  Today's Wall Street Journal has a great article with other suggestions that you can take.  The...