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IRS Phone Scam in our Community

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Tax Scams/Consumer Alerts from the IRS

Be aware of these most recent scams reported by the IRS.... 
IRS-Impersonation Telephone Scam
An aggressive and sophisticated phone scam targeting taxpayers, including recent immigrants, has been making the rounds throughout the country. Callers claim to be employees of the IRS, but are not. These con artists can sound convincing when they call. They use fake names and bogus IRS identification badge numbers. They may know a lot about their targets, and they usually alter the caller ID to make it look like the IRS is calling. 
Victims are told they owe money to the IRS and it must be paid promptly through a pre-loaded debit card or wire transfer. If the victim refuses to cooperate, they are then threatened with arrest, lawsuits, deportation or suspension of a business or driver’s license. In many cases, the caller becomes hostile and insulting.

Or, victims may be told they have a refund due to try to trick them into sharing private information. If the phone isn't answered, …

Seven Great Accidental Inventions

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It's in the air....

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Workers' Compensation in Montana (Part III)

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Happy Labor Day!

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In honor of the Labor Day holiday, the office of Gardner & Billing CPAs will be closed on Monday, September 7th.