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Beware Tax Filing Scams

By Wasatch Peaks on January 22, 2022

It’s tax season, so it’s time to get your paperwork in order and hire a tax preparer. Unfortunately, though, there are thousands of scammers looking to steal your information and your tax refund by posing as authentic tax preparers. It’s important to learn how to recognize the signs of a fraudulent tax preparer so you don’t fall victim to a tax filing scam. Here’s all you need to know about these scams and how to keep your money and your information safe.

Topics: TurboTax Taxes
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What Do I Need to Know About the Advance Child Tax Credit Payments?

By Wasatch Peaks on June 21, 2021

Q: I’ve heard that the IRS will start making advance payments toward the Child Tax Credit of 2021 this summer. What do I need to know about these payments?

Topics: Taxes
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IRS Dirty Dozen Tax Scams for 2020

By Wasatch Peaks on August 10, 2020

Each year, the IRS publishes the “Dirty Dozen,” a list of tax scams most prevalent during that year’s tax season. This year, with COVID-19 pushing off the federal tax deadline to July 15, the IRS held off publishing the list until early July, and of course it’s loaded with COVID-19-related scams.

Topics: Taxes Scams Security