6 Tips on how to avoid tax fraud
1) File your taxes early.
Don’t waste any time getting your tax returns to the IRS. When you file early, you reduce the chances of someone else filing a fraudulent return on your behalf. This is because an IRS agent would recognize that two returns were filed under the same name and information. If your return is the first of those two to arrive on an agent’s desk, the second return, which is fraudulent, will be flagged.