Tax

Have a Tax Question? Ask a Tax Expert

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Tax

How do i check for tax fraud.

Customer Question
how do i check for...
how do i check for tax fraud .
Submitted: 9 years ago.Category: Tax
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Tax Question
Answered in 4 minutes by:
7/1/2008
Tax Professional: Ed Johnson, Tax Preparer replied 9 years ago
Ed Johnson
Ed Johnson, Tax Preparer
Category: Tax
Satisfied Customers: 10,760
Experience: GPHR Cert; U.S. Treasury Tax Advocacy Panel appointee
Verified

DearCustomer

this depends on your circumstances. Can you tell me more?

Ask Your Own Tax Question
Tax Professional: Ed Johnson, Tax Preparer replied 9 years ago

Dear Ms MB,

I see you have not responded to my request for additional information. So, let me say this.

If you suspect tax fraud you would report it to the IRS at the following address. The IRS will investigate it anonymously. If you provide the IRS your name and contact information, then you may be eligible for an award, and they will still keep your name private.

http://www.irs.gov/individuals/article/0,,id=106778,00.html

If this is a case where you are trying to prove tax fraud involving a business parter or activity in which you are involved, then you would have to hire an external auditor to conduct an audit, and to request IRS certified copies of the tax return for the business in order to compare and contrast the audit report and the return.

Ask Your Own Tax Question
Customer reply replied 9 years ago
Reply to Ed Johnson's Post: my spouse has managed to create more than couple tax payrer account and all forhis
Tax Professional: Ed Johnson, Tax Preparer replied 9 years ago
Do i understand correctly that your spouse hs created more than one tax payer account for his what?????
Ask Your Own Tax Question
Ask Ed Johnson Your Own Question
Ed Johnson
Ed Johnson
Ed Johnson, Tax Preparer
Category: Tax
Satisfied Customers: 10,760
10,760 Satisfied Customers
Experience: GPHR Cert; U.S. Treasury Tax Advocacy Panel appointee

Ed Johnson is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I really was impressed with the prompt response. Your expert was not only a tax expert, but a people expert!!! Her genuine and caring attitude came across in her response...

T.G.WMatteson, IL

I WON!!! I just wanted you to know that your original answer gave me the courage and confidence to go into yesterday's audit ready to fight.

BonnieChesnee, SC

Great service. Answered my complex tax question in detail and provided a lot of additional useful information for my specific situation.

JohnMinneapolis, MN

Excellent information, very quick reply. The experts really take the time to address your questions, it is well worth the fee, for the peace of mind they can provide you with.

OrvilleHesperia, California

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Wallstreet Esq.

Wallstreet Esq.

Tax Attorney

586 satisfied customers

10 years experience

Mark D

Mark D

Enrolled Agent

1,300 satisfied customers

MBA, EA, Specializing in Business and Individual Tax Returns and Issues

Richard

Richard

Tax Attorney

4,336 satisfied customers

29 years of experience as a tax, real estate, and business attorney.

Robin D.

Robin D.

Senior Tax Advisor 4

13,906 satisfied customers

15years with H & R Block. Divisional leader, Instructor

Megan C

Megan C

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

8,651 satisfied customers

Licensed CPA, CFE, CMA, CGMA who teaches accounting courses at Master's Level

jgordosea

jgordosea

Enrolled Agent

2,885 satisfied customers

I've prepared all types of taxes since 1987.

R. Klein, EA

R. Klein, EA

Enrolled Agent

1,839 satisfied customers

Over 20 Years experience

< Previous | Next >

Related Tax Questions
During an IRS audit does the IRS have to inform you that
During an IRS audit does the IRS have to inform you that they will talking with 3rd parties? … read more
Fred Rook
Fred Rook
Corporate Controller
BSBA
42 satisfied customers
W, is there a amend tax return there at IRS there for me? My
Hi, my name is ***** ***** Miller, is there a amend tax return there at IRS there for me? … read more
Fred Rook
Fred Rook
Corporate Controller
BSBA
42 satisfied customers
IRS auditing 2015 Federal Return regarding reverse mortgage
IRS auditing 2015 Federal Return regarding reverse mortgage accumulated interest on 1098 for $93k. Sent Form 886-A Worksheet for Qualified Loan Limit and Deductible Home Mortgage Interest. … read more
Mark Taylor
Mark Taylor
Certified Public Accountant
Masters
2,252 satisfied customers
Does the IRS ever do an audit that results in refunding
Does the IRS ever do an audit that results in refunding money back to the taxpayer AND then taking back any social security credits that might have been earned in error? It's a long story, but I'm sel… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
1,031 satisfied customers
Does the IRS ever do an audit that results in refunding
Does the IRS ever do an audit that results in refunding money back to the taxpayer AND then taking back any social security credits that might have been earned in error? It's a long story, but I'm sel… read more
Amanda Russell
Amanda Russell
Accounting Tax & Profit Strategist
Master\u0027s Degree
9 satisfied customers
IRS Experts Corporation changed name. 2016 tax return has
IRS ExpertsCorporation changed name. 2016 tax return has been filed with a new name. Taxpayer recently received notice which has old name. How do we change the name with IRS?… read more
Barbara
Barbara
Enrolled Agent, Paralegal
3,610 satisfied customers
When bank refinance do they verify tax returns with IRS?
When bank refinance do they verify tax returns with IRS? Because I did the refinance and bank didn't ask me for transcript signature, or Can they do it without my authorization ?… read more
Chad CFP ®
Chad CFP ®
Certified Financial Planner(R), Pro
Master\u0027s Degree
882 satisfied customers
Is a tax return less likely to be audited if it's prepared
Is a tax return less likely to be audited if it's prepared by a CPA or simply a tax person? Secondly, our Rotary Club is a 401 C for we have a 401 c 3 Foundation the question is can individual members… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
1,031 satisfied customers
I need somewone who is knowledagble with IRS Audit, GA, Yes
I need somewone who is knowledagble with IRS Audit … read more
NPVAdvisor
NPVAdvisor
CFP Licensee and Practitioner
Master's Degree
180 satisfied customers
We are being audited for 2014, 2015, 2016. They are auditing
We are being audited for 2014, 2015, 2016. They are auditing a single member LLC but because our personal return is encompassed together they are auditing that also. The auditors first determination (… read more
NPVAdvisor
NPVAdvisor
CFP Licensee and Practitioner
Master's Degree
180 satisfied customers
My relative has an IRS Audit. Her accountant said that he"
My relative has an IRS Audit. Her accountant said that he " procured her tax return account transcripts, and the Wage and Income transcripts that the IRS has to verify your tax return disclosures." Do… read more
Robin D.
Robin D.
Senior Tax Advisor 4
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
13,906 satisfied customers
Attorney, my ny state tax return was audited. Finally it
Attorney , my ny state tax return was audited . Finally it says the case was closed and a letter will be mailed out . Anyone to access this info… read more
PDtax
PDtax
Owner
Master\u0027s Degree
1 satisfied customers
Received a letter from IRS saying that i'm being audited. Do
hi, received a letter from IRS saying that i'm being audited. Do i need an 100% proof of all my expenses reported? I mean definetly some 2 years old receipts are lost and i wont be able to get track o… read more
NPVAdvisor
NPVAdvisor
CFP Licensee and Practitioner
Master's Degree
180 satisfied customers
Apparently, the IRS did an audit of my 2012 and 2013 taxes.
Apparently, the IRS did an audit of my 2012 and 2013 taxes. But I never received notice because they mailed the notice to an address to which I have not resided at since 2014. Now they have placed a l… read more
Barbara
Barbara
Enrolled Agent, Paralegal
3,610 satisfied customers
Summary: I did receive IRS audit for un-reported income for
Summary: I did receive IRS audit for un-reported income for year 2014. Details: my brother did taxi service and I did open square up merchant account so he can charge his customers using credit cards … read more
Mark Taylor
Mark Taylor
Certified Public Accountant
Masters
2,252 satisfied customers
I have received an audit from IRS, The audit is asking for
The audit is asking for supporting ducment for education expense and American Opportunity Fact … read more
NPVAdvisor
NPVAdvisor
CFP Licensee and Practitioner
Master's Degree
180 satisfied customers
Lane, Regarding an IRS Audit Representation, the partnership
Good morning Lane, Regarding an IRS Audit Representation, the partnership general partner's father loaned 100k to the partnership.IRS auditor is requesting the loan agreement and there is no loan agre… read more
NPVAdvisor
NPVAdvisor
CFP Licensee and Practitioner
Master's Degree
180 satisfied customers
The IRS about my 2015 return. They are auditing my return
the IRS about my 2015 return. They are auditing my return and tell me that I owe them $17,000. There are many discrepancies to my return and I was given a person and a phone number to call about it. I… read more
PDtax
PDtax
Owner
Master\u0027s Degree
1 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x