Following up on threats concerning possible tax-preparer fraud and blatant abuse of the phone tax refund, the Internal Revenue Service announced it is taking additional steps to ensure preparers and taxpayers are making accurate requests for the one-time refund.
IRS Criminal Investigation special agents and revenue agents are conducting site visits with tax preparers across the country in order to prevent inflated requests of the tax refunds. Visits began this week to 22 different tax preparers who have handled more than 1,500 tax returns.
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