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South Jersey families and small business owners go through it every year - wading through confusing forms, sifting through 12 months of bank documents and receipts, and crossing our fingers that we don't make any mistakes. According to one independent study presented to Congress, Americans collectively spend more than 6 billion hours and $160 billion to prepare and file their taxes on an annual basis. In a place like New Jersey, the dread is compounded by the knowledge that we are forced to endure one of the highest tax burdens in the entire country.
Washington, DC — Aggressive and threatening phone calls by criminals impersonating IRS agents remain a major threat to taxpayers.
The IRS has seen a surge of these phone scams as scam artists threaten police arrest, deportation, license revocation and other things. The IRS reminds taxpayers to guard against all sorts of con games that arise during any filing season.