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Tax Return Fraud Targets Healthcare Professionals

Identity theft and tax refund fraud occurrences are on the rise, specifically those targeting physicians and dentists. Various CPA firms, including AHP, have had several clients receive notices from the IRS that returns have already been submitted in their name, all of them being either physicians or dentists.

If you receive any communication from the IRS, or the State of Michigan, that indicates they have already received your return, please contact us immediately so that we may assist you. We have provided several resource links below where you can learn more about identity fraud threats and how to protect yourself.

Resource: Information from the FTC on Identity Theft

Resource: IRS Website on Identity Protection

Article: IRS Intensifies Work on Identity Theft and Refund Fraud; Criminal Investigation Enforcement Actions Underway Across the Nation