Charity Scams Are Common
When you use TurboTax to file your taxes, you may notice that you can write off the money that you gave to charities. This is a good way to reduce your total tax bill or get a bigger return, and you get to help the victims of tragedies at the same time. However, the IRS has said that taxpayers like yourself need to be aware of common charity scams that can cheat you out of your money.
Many charity scams crop up after every tragedy, and the ones in Boston and Texas are no exception. … Read more at 2009 Taxes