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Top 12 Tax Scams

Top Twelve Tax Scams

It’s a new year and a good time to remind your clients about the top tax scams. Our publication, FTB 987, Franchise Tax Board Top Twelve Tax Scams, will help you assist your clients how to identify and avoid the most common scams, from tax shelters to abuse of charitable organizations and deductions.

We urge California taxpayers to avoid the common scams detailed in this publication.

The publication also provides information on how to report suspected tax fraud. For our online application, go to and search for tax fraud.

To learn more about the top 12 tax scams, go to and search for FTB 987.

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