Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Improvements in Identify Theft and Tax Fraud Detection Capabilities for 2017

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has made great strides in detecting tax refund fraud. As of March 4, 2017, the IRS reported that it...

Reducing Identity Theft Refund Fraud

Combatting tax refund identity fraud is a top priority for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The agency's website reports that through November of 2015,...

Knowledge is Power. Protect Your Personal and Financial Information.

In this day and age, tax fraud and identity theft is a business. Unfortunately, there are people that make a career out of defrauding...

Beat the Clock: Fighting Back Against Tax Identity Theft

There are many ways a thief can steal your identity and use it to commit fraud. It's scary that someone ''out there'' can use...

5 Tips for Protecting Yourself from Tax Refund Identity Fraud

  The National Technical Information Service (NTIS) states that 85 percent or more than 125 million American taxpayers file their taxes electronically. As we learned...

5 Technology Trends Agencies Use to Combat Tax Refund Identity Fraud

Deborah Smith, MBA, LexisNexis Risk Solutions Former Executive Director, Personal and Business Taxes, Ohio Department of Taxation Thanks to advances in technology, tax return preparation and...

The Importance of Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week

Deborah Smith, MBA, LexisNexis Risk Solutions Former Executive Director, Personal and Business Taxes, Ohio Department of Taxation Tax season has arrived. In addition to collecting and...

Government Identity Theft Is Dropping…Or Is It?

When consumers hear about identity theft, their minds may instantly go to their credit cards or their bank accounts. And to be honest, the...

The Many Faces of Unemployment Fraud

Many people have heard of unemployment fraud, but they may not be aware that it can take on so many different forms. When we...

SNAP Fraud Hurts Those Most in Need

The federal government's SNAP program—what many people still refer to as "food stamps"—is a vital program that ensures millions of Americans have enough to...
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