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In February, the IRS published its annual "Dirty Dozen" listing of tax scams to caution taxpayers about problems they may face in this filing season. They range from self-inflicted—too good to be true—to situations where third parties prey upon the unsuspecting.
Several are fairly common and familiar, ranging from reporting income that was not earned in order to maximize refundable credit, claiming excessive fuel tax credits, or simply claiming deductions one did not incur. So are the time-worn tax protester arguments that have been thrown out by the courts. There are ...