Dirty Dozen Tax Scams

5 Mar

The Internal Revenue Service has issued its annual “Dirty Dozen” tax scams list, reminding taxpayers to use caution during tax season to protect themselves against a wide range of schemes ranging from identity theft to return preparer fraud.

The Dirty Dozen listing, compiled by the IRS each year, lists a variety of common scams taxpayers can encounter at any point during the year. But many of these schemes peak during filing season as people prepare their tax returns.

Illegal scams can lead to significant penalties and interest and possible criminal prosecution. The IRS Criminal Investigation Division works closely with the Department of Justice to shut down scams and prosecute the criminals behind them.

Here are five of the Dirty Dozen tax scams for 2012:

Read More Here About Dirty Dozen Tax Scams

About Mantyla McReynolds

Mantyla McReynolds Financial Consulting Services in UtahMantyla McReynolds began in 1989 when Don Mantyla and Kim McReynolds had a vision of creating their own business, their own legacy.  Born leaders, Don and Kim have successfully expanded the firm to over 30 employees by hiring bright thinkers and creating a positive work environment.

Mantyla McReynolds is a local CPA firm, based in one of the greatest places to live: Salt Lake City, Utah.  The firm has the experience and expertise to help businesses throughout Utah, the United States and the world, and it has serviced small business, middle-market and international organizations for over 20 years.  Mantyla McReynolds is a BDO Seidman Alliance firm, offering experienced and accessible service teams, world-class engagement management and a focus on quality and efficiency.

With a commitment to timely service and communication, the professionals at Mantyla McReynolds have the experience and knowledge to help you succeed.

Memberships/associations: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants (UACPA), Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) registrant and Center for Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (CPCAF).  As members of the PCAOB and CPCAF, Mantyla McReynolds is required to undergo rigorous quality control reviews, performed by government regulators and other CPA firms.  The reviews are performed regularly and examine all internal procedures and records.  As a result of these reviews, the firm has obtained unqualified approval to continue performing accounting and auditing work for business clients.

Five Gateway Center
178 S. Rio Grande Street,
Suite 200
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Phone: 801-269-1818
Fax: 801-266-3481
info@mmacpa.com
http://www.mmacpa.com

 

 

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