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Warning: Watch out for aggressive phone scams once again this tax season

Written by January 26, 2017

The Treasury Inspector General for Taxpayer Administration (TIGTA) is once again warning taxpayers about a particular category of tax scams that has proven to be very widespread, very aggressive, and very relentless. Callers claim to be IRS employees, and they tell their intended victims that they owe taxes that must be paid immediately using a prepaid debit or gift card,...