January 11, 2015
It's not uncommon for our office to hear of scams involving fake IRS agents as a method to obtain valuable information from the public. You can read up on the current scam at www.kron4.com/2015/01/10/pittsburg-police-warning-residents-about-phone-scam/
Keep in mind the IRS will make their initial contact with you in writing by mail.
They will not correspond with you by email and will only contact you by phone or in person after they have sent you correspondence in writing.
As clients of Andrews Consulting, always forward your IRS or FTB letters to us and we will represent you assuring your rights are protected.
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The combination of running a business and your life and preparing for tax time can drive some people into a slight panic. But no need to get stressed if you are prepared. Now is the time to start organizing all documents required to file your tax return.
Like the old paraphrased saying goes: In this world, two things are certain—death and taxes. The recent federal tax overhaul changed a lot of rules, so it’s as important as ever to understand your tax obligations, including those on Social Security benefits.
Unfortunately, cyber scammers never take a vacation. In fact, the IRS has issued a warning of a surge in fraudulent emails that bait potential phishing victims with fake tax transcripts. Links within these emails lead recipients to documents containing the well-known malware, Emotet.