Identity Theft and Taxes
Learning that you have been the victim of identity theft is frightening. Someone can use your personal information to take out credit in your name, assign their income to you and/or prepare and file a tax return in your name in the hopes of collecting a fraudulent refund check from the government.
Trying to address these matters as it relates to the IRS can be time consuming and challenging. Working with an experienced professional will offer some relief during this difficult time.
If you have been the victim of identity theft and would like professional guidance in handling the associated tax consequences, contact GMD Tax Law today! Call us at 617.237.6347 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A taxpayer hired attorney Gregory Dzialo to help address her unfiled tax returns and her balances due. While obtaining information from the IRS, attorney Gregory Dzialo discovered that someone had used the taxpayer’s personal information to receive funds from PayPal. Accordingly, the IRS believed that the taxpayer had received an additional $60,000.00 per year for several years and began to pursue the taxpayer aggressively. Attorney Gregory Dzialo was able to set the IRS straight regarding the funds, while also protecting the taxpayer from the threat of further identity theft concerns.