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.
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.
My client’s identity theft nightmare with the IRS is finally over! 850 days later….
NOTE: I wrote this post in 2013, so be aware of its age. —– I’ve been telling the story of Wendy Boka and the identity theft nightmare she’s going through with the IRS. Her husband Brian died at age 31 in 2010. Someone stole his identity and filed a fraudulent tax return in his name. […]
Part 16 in my ongoing, true-life epic tale of one client’s identity theft nightmare with the IRS.