The Internal Revenue Service warned taxpayers Tuesday to beware of a quickly proliferating scam involving erroneous tax refunds being deposited in their bank accounts, after a data breach on their tax preparers' computers gives them access to sensitive client information.
The Internal Revenue Service said Thursday it saw dramatic declines in tax-related identity theft last year, thanks to the effort of the Security Summit, which brings together the IRS with state tax authorities and the tax industry.
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