IRS Scams and Identity Theft are becoming more of a threat on a daily basis. New, more sophisticated scams have emerged with many targeted towards tax professionals. Let's familiarize ourselves with the latest and greatest known scams, to protect ourselves and our clients.
Review new email scams targeted at tax professionals.
What we learned from the recent arrests in India.
How to spot the fake IRS notices.
Refresher on identity theft procedures – the necessary steps to take if you or your client become a victim.
Abby Eisenkraft is the CEO of Choice Tax Solutions Inc. She is a federally licensed Enrolled Agent (EA), an Accredited Tax Advisor (ATA), AccreditedTax Preparer (ATP) and a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC). Abby started her career in tax as a preparer, and quickly gained a reputation for successfully dealing with difficult tax problems, including those previously unsolvable by other tax professionals. She currently specializes in tax controversy cases such as federal and state tax audits, non-filer cases, residency audits, international matters, etc. Abby is passionate about defending taxpayer’s rights before the IRS and State Taxing Authorities. She is a speaker on various tax and financial topics, a consultant (specializing in the self-employed), and is often quoted in the press as a tax and financial expert. She is the author of the new book "101 Ways to Stay Off the IRS Radar", available at Amazon and select bookstores.