Don't let fear of tax controversies make you an easy target
Readers of this tax law blog may have a more informed perspective about the various tax controversies that can arise with the Internal Revenue Service. For many in the general public, however, there can be fear and misconception about tax audits or other investigations by IRS officials.
Such attitudes may, ironically, make individuals more vulnerable to a tax scam. Specifically, con artists might utilize that fear in fraudulent telephone calls to individuals. However, any demands for money by someone posing as an IRS agent should send up a red flag.