Common IRS scams include email and personal data hacks, ID theft and fraudulent returns – contact your accountant if you’re a victim of a scammer.

Don’t Get Scammed By Someone Pretending to Be from the IRS


The Bottom Line looks at some of the common IRS scams out there, who the bad actors target, what you can do to protect yourself, and what you should do if you fall victim to one of these scammers.


Dave Plaskow: Hello and welcome to The Bottom Line. This podcast examines the everyday business and finance issues faced by closely held and private businesses. We hope to provide you with news you can use in what we'd like to think of as a jargon-free zone. I'm your host, Dave Plaskow, and with us is Tim Schuster, a manager in EisnerAmper's Private Business Services Group. Today we'll discuss with Tim how you can detect scammers posing as IRS agents. Tim, hello.

Tim Schuster: Dave. It's great to see you again.

Mr. Schuster is a Manager providing tax compliance services to individual filers, as well as assistance on tax returns for companies in the manufacturing and real estate industries.

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