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  • Florida Victims of Tax Fraud Sue IRS
    Florida Victims of Tax Fraud Sue IRS

    Florida residents beware! Law enforcement officers have noted an extremely high increase in tax fraud in the Tampa Bay area. Postal officials have intercepted hundreds of millions of dollars of ...

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  • Prisoners Become Tax Preparers
    Prisoners Become Tax Preparers

    According to an audit conducted by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA), several hundred prisoners have registered themselves to become licensed tax preparers. Among the ...

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  • Miccosukee Indians Sue Own Former Counsel over Tax Advice
    Miccosukee Indians Sue Own Former Counsel over Tax Advice

    The Miccosukee Indian tribe has severed their longtime business relationship with their former lawyer, Dexter Lehtinen and has filed a lawsuit against him for malpractice. The tribe members allege ...

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  • Florida Congressmen Oppose IRS Plan
    Florida Congressmen Oppose IRS Plan

    The IRS intends to compel American banks to disclose details of accounts held by foreigners. This has prompted all 27 Floridian members of Congress from both sides of the political divide to ...

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  • Tax Crime Problems in Tampa, say IRS
    Tax Crime Problems in Tampa, say IRS

    Tax fraud has been on the rise of late, not surprisingly so given the state of the economy. Most prevalent is identity theft where fraudsters access personal identification details of other people and ...

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  • IRS Ups Audits of Prisoners' Taxes
    IRS Ups Audits of Prisoners' Taxes

    In its latest report, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) said as the IRS continued to catch frauds in their efforts to game the system, it has increased its review of ...

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