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What You Need to Know About Tax Identity Theft
According to the IRS, tax identity theft dropped by 40% in 2017 compared to 2016. That doesn’t mean you should reduce your vigilance in keeping your information secure. Here’s what...
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Tips for Avoiding IRS Penalties
$37,461.22.  That is the dollar amount our team at Schanel & Associates has saved taxpayers this year in IRS penalties through penalty abatement requests.  While we were happy to help...
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IRS Warns of Increasingly Aggressive Scam Artists
The IRS recently issued a bulletin warning taxpayers to be on the lookout for scam artists impersonating the IRS.  These scammers have been resorting to increasingly aggressive scare tactics, such as threatening...
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IRS IP PIN Notice Error
Every year the IRS issues a CP01A notice, which gives victims of identity theft their annual Identity Protection PIN. On January 4, 2016, the new PINs for 2015 were sent...