Watch out for tax scams ahead of April deadline

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Here's how Americans are planning to use their refund windfalls-and how they can access their typical tax refunds throughout the year rather than waiting for tax time to get them.

He says that those who wait to file their taxes usually are just procrastinators, but some are tired because they may owe. The post office is closed on Saturday and Sunday.

Experts say a lot of people are falling for it because the scammers can tell them how much the refund was and that it was erroneous. It will take more time in the long-run to correct your mistakes and will delay any refunds.

Filing for an extension does not extend your tax liability payment.

Cauble says if you were unemployed in 2017, you still need to file. If you can file your taxes on time, you should. According to the report, just under 100 people have reported these taxable events to the IRS out of the 250,000 most recent tax filers, just days ahead of the deadline to file.

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One scam is a robotic voice that uses incorrect English, which calls threatening consumers, telling them that they have a debt with the IRS and will be taken under custody by local authorities.

Those planning to mail their returns need to make certain they're turned in the mailbox at the post office - the one outside or the one in the lobby - by 5 p.m. The IRS offers the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program to enable taxpayers who have previously hid money and income offshore to voluntarily disclose this fact and catch up on their filing and tax obligations.

Davis is charged with conspiring to aid and abet the filing of more than 70 false tax returns, seven counts of aiding and abetting in the filing of false tax returns, and three counts of filing his own false tax returns.

As the founder of McLaughlin Legal, San Diego tax attorney Kevan P. McLaughlin focuses his practice on all aspects of Federal and California tax law, with a particular emphasis on representing taxpayers in civil and criminal tax litigation and controversy cases. Request an extension by submitting Form 4868, Application for Automatic Extension of Time to File U.S. Individual Income Tax Return, to the IRS by April 17.

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