12 Dirtiest Tax Schemes

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  • fraud, income tax
  • crime, income tax
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  • charities, crime, taxes
  • fraud, income tax, IRS
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  • taxes, IRS
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  • Identity Theft
  • Phishing, identity theft

There's No Such Thing as "Free Money"

Beware of flyers and advertisements for "free money from the IRS," encouraging taxpayers to make fictitious claims for refunds or rebates based on false statements of entitlement to tax credits. These schemes typically prey on low-income individuals and the elderly. To learn more about tax scams, visit the IRS Consumer Alert page. (Photo: REUTERS/Eric Thayer)