May 01, 2014
Carolyn Mazzenga, Partner-In-Charge of the Melville Office, Featured in Long Island Business News Article, "IRS Identity Crisis."
The good news: Your tax refund check is probably in the mail.
The bad news: It might not be going to you.
The IRS is warning taxpayers that grifters may be filing for, and actually getting their hands on, other people's refunds. Most often, according to Carolyn Mazzenga, partner-in-charge of Marcum LLP's Long Island office, it's an inside job.
Domestic employees, health aides, contractors," Mazzenga said. "They get Social Security numbers and file electronic returns."