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New Protections Coming for Business Returns
No doubt individual returns have gotten the bulk of press coverage on identity theft recently. But fraudsters and identity thieves have begun to include businesses and non-profits in their list of targets.
Progress Noted on ID Theft Front in 2017
For John Koskinen and the members of the Security Summit, it’s been a pretty good year. Koskinen, the commissioner of the IRS, joined the Security Summit this week in praising the advances made in the fight against identity theft, while laying the groundwork for the 2018 filing season.
Tax Relief Extended to California Fire Victims
The Internal Revenue Service has extended its disaster-relief tax measures to victims of the California wildfires. Qualified taxpayers and businesses now have until January 31, 2018 to file certain returns and make some tax payments.
Fake Tax Form Scam Making the Rounds
Tax professionals are being warned to be on the lookout for a scam using a fake insurance tax form in an effort to steal annuity and life insurance accounts.