The Taxpayer Bill of Rights Series: The Right to Pay No More than the Correct Amount of Tax
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The Taxpayer Bill of Rights Series: The Right to Pay No More than the Correct Amount of Tax

[This article is the third in a series of articles covering the Taxpayer Bill of Rights.] The Taxpayer Bill of Rights is a cornerstone document that highlights the fundamental rights taxpayers have when dealing with the IRS. The IRS continues to publicly highlight these rights to taxpayers and regularly reminds its employees about these rights as it…

IRS Warns to Not Be a Victim to “Ghost” Tax Return Preparers
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IRS Warns to Not Be a Victim to “Ghost” Tax Return Preparers

WASHINGTON — With the start of the 2020 tax filing season near, the Internal Revenue Service is reminding taxpayers to avoid unethical “ghost” tax return preparers. According to the IRS, a ghost preparer does not sign a tax return they prepare. Unscrupulous ghost preparers will print the return and tell the taxpayer to sign and…