Tax Scams

How Aging and Memory Loss Affect Finances

Posted on: September 29th, 2015
Alzheimer’s is known for taking an emotional and psychological toll, both on the person experiencing cognitive decline and on their close family and friends. A senior suffering from memory deficiencies faces several financial risks that can be addressed in advance with an elder law attorney....

3 Financial Scams Targeting the Elderly

Posted on: July 7th, 2015
A challenge seniors face is being the target of elder financial abuse. Aside from an unscrupulous family member mismanaging a senior’s assets, third party organizations use underhanded tactics to take advantage of seniors....

Protect Yourself From Tax Preparer Fraud

Posted on: February 6th, 2015
Each year our tax attorneys in Chapel Hill review common tax scams. One particular scam the Internal Revenue Service is highlighting this tax season concerns tax preparer fraud....

Look Out For Tax Scams

Posted on: February 4th, 2014
Fraudulent companies and individuals take advantage of American taxpayers every year. The tax scammers use deception—and commonly prey on elderly persons—to acquire sensitive personal information....

Avoid Charity Frauds

Posted on: December 28th, 2013
Many people in North Carolina try to take advantage of year-end tax deductions, including tax-deductible contributions to charities. Legitimate charities help serve many purposes in communities and for causes that may have personal meaning for those making donations. ...

North Carolina Back Tax Scam

Posted on: October 7th, 2013
Last week the North Carolina Department of Revenue released a warning in response to reports of back income tax collection scams. ...
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