Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, February 04, 2016 11:10 am
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Use tax software? Then you could be a target of phishing scams seeking to steal your identity this filing season.

Tuesday, December 08, 2015 11:05 am
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

A new law requiring the IRS to use private bill collectors to bring in overdue tax bills could make it easier for tax scammers.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 12:34 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Don’t fall for the ever-growing telephone tax scam. The caller on the other end of the line probably is a con artist, not an IRS agent.

Tuesday, February 05, 2013 4:10 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Federal investigators wrapped up a two-year investigation into a tax-debt relief company with a settlement that should help repay some of the money lost by taxpayers.

Tuesday, August 07, 2012 3:32 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

A phishing scheme to steal identities by using EFTPS is once again showing up in email boxes.

Tuesday, May 01, 2012 3:47 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

How tough are things right now? So tough that three former NFL players allegedly resorted to ID theft …