Did you know that scam artists are filing fraudulent tax returns and stealing people’s identities? In 2014, the IRS reported over 15 million fraudulent tax returns. If you are a victim, the IRS will notify you by mail that you have filed more than one return. The IRS will never call you.
What do you do if you are a victim of tax ID fraud? This week, on AARP’s “Real Life,” you will get some expert tips and advice and learn who to call and how to report tax ID theft and will learn more about AARP’s Fraud Watch Network.
In addition to fraud prevention and reporting, you will learn about the tax changes in North Carolina that are already in place or go into effect this year, with Alexandra Siorta of the NC Budget and Tax Center.