Tax Scams: IRS “Dirty Dozen” List for the 2016 Filing Season

WASHINGTON — Aggressive and threatening phone calls by criminals impersonating IRS agents remain a major threat to taxpayers, headlining the annual "Dirty Dozen" list of tax scams for the 2016 filing season, the Internal Revenue Service announced today. [caption id="attachment_1186" align="alignright" width="300"] Tax Scams[/caption] The IRS has seen a surge of these phone scams as scam artists threaten police arrest,…