If you operate a small business, you have a great deal on your mind most days. You may be ultimately responsible for much of the day-to-day operations of your business, and you may be the principle point of contact with many or all of your customers. But you may also have some employees, so staffing issues, ranging from hiring and pay to training and other management activities can also occupy your day.
Imagine you get a phone call or an email one day from the IRS. The federal agency informs you that there are some discrepancies with your tax filing, and as a result, they are pursuing action against you.
With April 15 of next year more than half a year away, few people in Michigan are spending much time this summer thinking about taxes. But there are some, besides tax accountants and tax attorneys, who are still thinking about taxes this time of year. Unfortunately for most taxpayers, these people are tax scammers, who work all year round to impersonate the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).