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Watch out for IRS impersonators this tax season

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No one like doing their taxes, but filing early may actually help you avoid tax fraud this year.

WSIU's Brad Palmer spoke with Better Business Bureau Regional Director Sydney Waters about how to avoid tax scams.

For more information about reporting ID theft or scams, go to irs.gov
or ftc.gov

As a news producer and news anchor on All Things Considered, Brad provides the listeners with a recap of the day's top local and state news as well as breaking news at any given time. Contact WSIU Radio at 618-453-6101 or email wsiunews@wsiu.org
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