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Kim's Take: Watch out for tax season scammers

In a hurry? Tap or click to listen to this story in less than a minute! Doing your taxes? Watch out. Online scammers are...
Columns March 22, 2019

Alert: Clever tax scams are spreading like crazy online, how not to be a victim

Once again, it's tax season. That lovely time of year where everyone wants your money -- and not just the government. Criminals are out...
Happening Now March 18, 2019

Watch out for 'ghost' tax return preparers

No one gets out of doing taxes - it's just a fact of life. Well, criminals know this fact as well, and as we...
Happening Now February 27, 2019

Beware! Tax preparer scammers are targeting TurboTax

Unless you have a professional do your taxes, there is a good chance you are using TurboTax to take care of it quickly online....
Happening Now February 19, 2019

Popular tax software programs leave you at risk of ID theft and scams

E-filing is supposed to make getting your taxes to the IRS much easier. But it’s also prime season for hackers who are trying to...
Happening Now March 26, 2018

IRS warning! Watch out for these tax-themed phishing and malware scams

April 18 is right around the corner, which means tax-related scams are at an all-time high. As the deadline approaches, crooks are amping up...
Happening Now March 21, 2017

Top Story: Tax scams preying on senior citizens - Warn your loved ones!

As this year's tax season takes off, scammers already have a head start. They'll use their tricks on anyone, but senior citizens are some...
Happening Now January 29, 2017

Top Story: 3,000 Social Security numbers stolen in W-2 phishing scam

Tax season is almost done, but identity thieves are taking advantage of the remaining time to steal as much money and information as they...
Happening Now April 2, 2016