How to Spot Tax Scams and Avoid Fraud I Episode 2

Taxpayer Beware

Feb 17 2021 • 23 mins

From fake phone calls and emails to targeting your social media posts - scammers are getting more creative. Stealing not only your identity, but your tax refund. In fact, most victims have no idea it happened to them until they try to file their tax return.

CTEC Chair, Brandon Chanley, chats with Elias Dominguez from the Franchise Tax Board Public Affairs Division. Hear what state is doing to stop fraud, including true stories, and the state's advice to taxpayers.

You can also find more tips on with links on how to find and verify a legal tax preparer.