The Internal Revenue Service has rolled out its annual list of the 12 most blatant tax return scams.The “Dirty Dozen” highlights a handful of new scams for the 2006 tax year that IRS auditors and criminal investigators have repeatedly encountered. Topping the list are fraudulent refunds being claimed in connection with the one-time Telephone Excise Tax Refund.

Also new to the list this year are abuses pertaining to:

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