Scams Tax Scams/Consumer Alerts
Tax Scams - Don’t fall victim to tax scams. Remember — if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. If you know of a tax fraud, you can report it to the IRS by sending completed Form 3949-A, Information Referral, to Internal Revenue Service, Fresno, CA 93888. You can download the form or call 1-800-829-3676 to order by mail.
Some of the recent scams the IRS has seen include:
- IR-2011-73, IRS Urges Taxpayers to Avoid Becoming Victims of Tax Scams
- IR-2011-39, Don’t Fall Prey to the 2011 Dirty Dozen Tax Scams
Education is the best way to avoid the pitfalls of these “too good to be true” tax scams. For more information, see:
No matter how some things are sliced, they’re still baloney. If someone tells you that you don’t have to pay taxes, check out The Truth About Frivolous Tax Arguments. This IRS.gov exclusive addresses some of the more common false “legal” arguments made by those opposed to compliance with the federal tax laws. Each contention is briefly explained, followed by a discussion of the legal authority that rejects the contention. The second section deals with frivolous arguments encountered in collection due process cases. The final section illustrates penalties imposed on those pursuing frivolous cases.
IR-2011-23, IRS Debunks Frivolous Tax Arguments, highlights the issue and possible penalties.
IR-2004-41 describes the increasingly strong penalties the courts have imposed from March 2003 to March 2004 on taxpayers who pursued frivolous cases to delay IRS collection actions.
IR-2003-28 details penalties the Tax Court imposed from April 2001 until early March 2003 for making frivolous Collection Due Process arguments.
Identity Theft Scams
The IRS has issued several consumer warnings about the fraudulent use of the IRS name or logo by scamsters trying to gain access to consumers’ financial information in order to steal their identity and assets. Scamsters will use the regular mail, telephone, fax or email to set up their victims. When identity theft takes place over the Internet (email), it is called phishing.
The IRS does not initiate taxpayer communications through email. Unsolicited email claiming to be from the IRS, or from an IRS-related component such as EFTPS, should be reported to the IRS at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additionally, clicking on attachments to or links within an unsolicited email claiming to come from the IRS may download a malicous computer virus onto your computer.
Learn more about identity theft.
Learn how to protect your personal information.
You may also report instances of IRS-related phishing attempts and fraud to the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration at 1-800-366-4484.
RELATED SCAMS, FRAUDS AND ALERTS: ScamFraudAlert.org – About Us - most of us with an average IQ will appreciate the stupidity that is Archie Richardson. Check out his ABOUT US on his joke of a website, scamfraudalert.com ( BELOW ).
ScamFraudAlert is all about plagerizing, threats, etc.. for the simple fact that the owner, Archie Richardson has NO JOB and sits at home in his low income housing at 115 N Chevy Chase Drive – Apartment B – Glendale, CA 91206. DO NOT visit this predators site, and feel free to publish all the info you have on him here at WikiWarnings or even Warning-Notice.com, RipoffReport.com… We are striving to shut down another one of his fraudulent websites.
Warning-Notice – ScamFraudAlert.org aka Potential Predators. Yes, this website and its owner is a known internet predator. Just Google scamfraudalert.org or its owner Archibald Garga-Richardson who resides in California, has a criminal history and has civil penalties attached to his person and his conduct online. A result of this was a court order to shut down a website that he owned and was conducting illegal actions on.
So, take anything this joke says and throw it out the window. He has NO credibility and is in NO position to operate an investigative reporting site.
For those who are willing, please contact us and lets get his site taken down again.
Archibald Garga-Richardson Internet Reputation
It is no secret the Archibald Garga Richardson has made a fool of himself online. This person creates poorly designed websites, plagiarizes them, and attempts to sell you his services. Warning-Notice is here to let you know who Archibald Garga Richardson really is.
It is well documented that Archibald Garga Richardson’s website www.scamfraudalert.com was taken down by court order. It is also documented that Archibald Garga Richardson has been sued civilly for said actions and lost the case.
So, if you are looking to do business with Archibald Garga Richardson, you might want to think again. - http://wikiwarnings.com/scamfraudalert-org-about-us/
115 N Chevy Chase Dr
Glendale, CA 91206
1243 Stanley Ave
Glendale, CA 91206
P. O. Box 10294
Glendale California 91209-3294
Phone: (866) 398-1178
Mobile: (818) 415-1184
Here is Archie Richardsons – ABOUT US:
Founded in 2005, scamFRAUDalert is not some fly by night ( LOL – NOPE, JUST GOOGLE HIM OR HIS SO CALLED COMPANY ) consumer advocacy group. Nor are we own, operated or are part of an Online Media Marketing Company.
We are an internet online consumer news media watch group. We report on consumer news, scams, frauds, employment scam and other bad business practices online. scamFRAUDalert WayBack HE FORGOT TO MENTION HIS CRIMINAL BACKGROUND – THE FACT THAT HE WAS SUED AND LOST FOR HAVING FRAUDULENT ACTIVITY ON HIS SITE WWW.SCAMFRAUDALERT.COM – OH… HE LIVES IN LOW INCOME HOUSING… A REAL SUCCESS!!
We believe the internet is a great tool and a global community. Keeping this community safe has been our primary mission and it should be a goal for every member. Why? Because it benefits us all.
We frown on scams, frauds and deceptive practices. ( THE BEST LINE YET!! ONE OF THE BIGGEST FRAUDS ON THE INTERNET… THIS KEEPS GETTING BETTER ) For these practices are an erosion of trust and destructive to commerce and e-commerce. We are advocate for transparency.
We encourage everyone citizen of this community to express his or her opinion” Good or bad” for this is the fabric of a democracy.
The freedom to speak one mind without fear, threats, intimidation or coercion is every citizen’s constitutional rights. ( LOL.. THIS GUY IS A JOKE! HE CONTACTED WIKIWARNINGS ABOUT A COMPLAINT SOMEONE MADE, AND MADE ALL KINDS OF THREATS, INTIMIDATIONS ETC… NOW, LETS GIVE THIS JOKE YOUR TIME OR MONEY.. )
File a complaint or just say what is bothering you. - http://wikiwarnings.com/tax-scamsconsumer-alerts/
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