Authority Tax Services | Scams and Myths the Taxpayer needs to look out for

This is a must read for anyone who pays taxes. It is nearly impossible to keep up with all of the new tax laws let alone all of the scams and myths circulating. This will help to clear up some of that confusion.
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LOS ANGELES - April 15, 2013 - PRLog -- Authority Tax Services has once again been on the lookout for strange occurrences. There are two major myths making the rounds at the moment.

Many people find the idea of filing their own taxes to be a daunting task due to all the technical terminology and tax codes, and rightly so. Filling out the forms unassisted is almost impossible. However, This does not need to be the case. Many services are out there to walk you through the steps while they do the work for you , and all that is left for you to do is fill in the blanks. Authority Tax Services can help you with this process.

You can make the attempt to do it yourself and save yourself a few hundred dollars.

The next misconception is you have no responsibility in the tax claims a hired professional fills out. Remember, Any mistake that is submitted ends up hurting you, so carefully review everything you send to the IRS. Do not put your signature on anything that hasn't been approved by you. Authority Tax Services review your returns for any errors that may have been made.

Truthfully, even the most well-intentioned diligent tax preparers are capable of making mistakes. Do not allow something as incredibly important as government documents pass through without scrutinizing each one. One mistake can lead to a headache down the line. If there have been  mistakes on your IRS documents and now they claim you owe them money, there are options for you. Enlist a professional at Authority Tax Services to find out where you stand.

There are also a number of scams which you need to be aware of such as; The reigning king, no doubt, is identity theft. What usually ends up happening is that the taxpayer will have their returns refused because their social security number was already filed. The con artist basically beat you to the punch in filing your taxes. Authority Tax Services ( has seen this happen before.

Other scams include phishing, in which the perpetrator will pose as an official government agency in order to gain access to you sensitive information. They will say things like they need just a little more information from you to finish your refund. Remember, The IRS will never attempt to contact you with emails. Authority Tax Services is in constant communication with the IRS and knows how to avoid this situation from happening.

Other scams are directly related to the tax preparer. While many tax professionals are honest people with integrity. Some of them are out to get unsuspecting people. You can look out for things like not signing your return, not getting a copy of your return, some may suggest you submit false information, charging part of your refund as a fee, and so on. These are all red flags and Authority Tax Services will never do this.

If you have been the victim of an IRS scam, or you think you may have, and now you owe the government money, contact a representative of Authority Tax Services (
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