Like clockwork, every year, there's a new twist on old scams. This year, it is the IRS phone scam whereby criminals impersonate IRS agents and make fake calls from the Taxpayer Advocate Service.
The 2019 tax season is quickly approaching and with it an increase in identity theft and W-2 scams. Small business identity theft is big business for identity thieves. Just like individuals, businesses may have their identities stolen, and their sensitive information used to open credit card accounts or used to file fraudulent tax returns for bogus tax refunds.