Fake Charities Among the IRS “Dirty Dozen” List of Tax Scams for 2015

“When making a donation, taxpayers should take a few extra minutes to ensure their hard-earned money goes to legitimate and currently eligible charities,” said IRS Commissioner John Koskinen. “IRS.gov has the tools taxpayers need to check out the status of charitable organizations.”

Impersonation of Charitable Organizations is another long-standing type of abuse or fraud involves scams that occur in the wake of significant natural disasters.