It’s a holiday week so I’m re-posting popular blog posts from the past. This post from August 2013 is the next-to-last in a series of posts about a client of mine who spent more than 2 years — or 850 days, or 2 years, 3 months, 28 days — battling the IRS after her deceased husband’s […]
PROGRAMMING NOTE: Over the next two weeks, I’ll be re-posting popular blog posts from the past. New material will resume on Monday, January 4th. In 2012 and 2013, I chronicled one taxpayer’s identity theft nightmare as she and I tried to get the IRS to resolve her case. That finally happened … 850 days after […]
How do you protect a deceased person’s identity? Here are a few tips.
The W-2 filing deadline may be moved up, in an effort to combat identity theft.
The 18th and final installment of my ongoing series about one taxpayer’s identity theft nightmare with the IRS.
One year ago Saturday, Wendy Boka’s identity theft saga with the IRS finally ended when she received her long-awaited refund check from the IRS, took it to the bank and it went through without issue. My ongoing blog posts (19 parts) about Wendy’s story, and the IRS’s ham-fisted way of handing her case, has been […]
The National Association of Tax Professionals picked up on Wendy Boka’s identity theft saga through my blog and asked me to condense my blog series into an article for their Spring 2014 Tax Pro Journal. The finished product is the cover story of the Journal, which is hitting tax pro mailboxes soon (mine arrived Thursday). […]
Congress has finally passed long-needed changes that restrict access to the Death Master File.
It’s hard to protect yourself from tax return identity theft.
My client’s identity theft nightmare with the IRS is finally over! 850 days later….