COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The IRS began accepting tax returns Monday and there are several tax preparation companies throughout the area that are ready to provide services.
There are sometimes fraudulent preparers who take advantage of the busy season.
Kelvin Collins, President and CEO of the Better Business Bureau gives tips on how to avoid fraudulent tax preparers.
Collins addresses the following:
- Red flags when it comes to knowing whether a tax preparer is legit
- Advice for choosing a tax preparer
- Ensuring taxes are done right