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CHARLOTTE — The Internal Revenue Service’s Criminal Investigation Division is warning  North Carolina taxpayers about a new wave of COVID-19-related scams as the agency delivers the second round of Economic Impact Payments.  

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A federal grand jury in Greensboro, North Carolina, returned an indictment (Tuesday), charging a North Carolina couple with federal employment tax and individual income tax violations. 

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Tuesday, 09 June 2020 12:48

IRS warns of Economic Impact Payment scams

CHARLOTTE — In the last few months, the IRS Criminal Investigation division (CI) has seen a variety of Economic Impact Payment (EIP) scams and other financial schemes looking to take advantage of unsuspecting taxpayers. CI continues to work with law enforcement agencies domestically and abroad to educate taxpayers about these scams and investigate the criminals perpetrating them during this challenging time.

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"Congressional Democrats and Republicans," reports ProPublica, "are moving to permanently bar the IRS from creating a free electronic tax filing system."

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The longest partial "government shutdown" in U.S. history ended on Jan. 25. To get Leviathan's gears turning at full speed again, President Donald Trump said uncle on funding for his pet border wall project in return for a three-week "return to normalcy."

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