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IRS Letter 5071C Really Is From IRS
By: Jackie

IRS Letter 5071C Really Is From IRS

During the last month your BBB® has received many phone calls from consumers who got a letter from the IRS with the letter number LTR 5071C. Since the letter asks cons...

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IRS Dirty Dozen Tax Schemes for 2015
Tips to Avoid Tax Fraud
By: Michael

Tips to Avoid Tax Fraud

Your BBB® offers the following tips to stay safe from tax fraud in 2015. This includes protecting yourself from electronic hoax...

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Tax Season Begins, Tax Schemes Continue
By: Amanda

Tax Season Begins, Tax Schemes Continue

Tax season officially begins next week, and before it does, your BBB® would like to remind you that schemes related to your taxes continue to abound. Read More

Tables Turn On Scammer
By: Amanda
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Tables Turn On Scammer

In a previous blog post, your BBB® provided information from the Indiana Attorney General’s office and the Internal Revenue Service about people receiving calls from i...

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IRS Victim of Nationwide Phone Scam
By: Tom

IRS Victim of Nationwide Phone Scam

This past Friday the Tri-State BBB received alerts from both the Indiana Attorney General and the IRS regarding a nationwide phone scam. Callers are receiving calls cl...

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Callers Still Posing as the IRS
By: Amanda

Callers Still Posing as the IRS

While tax season ended a couple months ago, your BBB has learned that schemers are still calling consumers claiming to be the IRS. According to Read More

IRS Warns of Tax Phone Scams