The Dirty Dozen represents the worst of the worst tax scams.

Compiled annually, the Dirty Dozen lists a variety of common scams that taxpayers may encounter anytime but many of these schemes peak during filing season as people prepare their returns or hire someone to help with their taxes. Don’t fall prey.

For a detailed description of each scam, please refer to the list below:

Prior year information on the IRS Dirty Dozen:


Dirty Dozen

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