Vermont Department of Taxes Withholds Refunds in Response to Rise in Tax Fraud

By Malkie Wall

February 25, 2015

The Vermont Department of Taxes has resumed issuing tax refund checks, after halting the process for almost a week because of fears of refund fraud in other states. Refund fraud occurs when thieves use stolen identities, including Social Security numbers, to file phony tax claims. It may result in...

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