Tax Refund Identity Fraud

Tax Refund Identity Fraud

Tax refunds can be an important part of many people’s budget every year. Use Enformion to make sure that the right information has been provided–and the right refund issued.

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To combat tax refund identity fraud, here’s how you can use Enformion’s vast array of tools.

It is much easier to prevent tax refund fraud on the front end than it is to pay the refund and chase the money later. Enformion’s API and batch file services provide identity, telephone number and address verifications, and recently-deceased taxpayer audits.

Right Person Refund

Enformion’s Identity Management can verify recent addresses for an associated Social Security Number, and reverse-lookup occupants of a specified address.

Social Media Search

The growing conversation in the nation’s revenue agencies is about using social media and other open-source data sources when evaluating tax returns for individuals and businesses. Does the business owner appear to have a lifestyle that is inconsistent with their reported level of income?

Civil enforcement agencies should consider the Enformion Civil Enforcement product. ECE was explicitly designed with the features and databases to execute the regulatory mission, quickly and efficiently, from a single interface.

Tax and Revenue agencies should consider batch and API data processing, packaged with our Social Media Search and Reporting package for the full benefits.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How can I prevent tax refund fraud?

It is much easier to prevent tax refund fraud on the front end than it is to pay the refund and chase the money later. Enformion’s API and batch file services provide identity, telephone number and address verifications, and recently-deceased taxpayer audits.

How can I ensure the right person receives their tax refund?

Enformion’s Identity Management can verify recent addresses for an associated Social Security Number, and reverse-lookup occupants of a specified address.

How will a social media search benefit my tax refund investigation?

The growing conversation in the nation’s revenue agencies is about using social media and other open-source data sources when evaluating tax returns for individuals and businesses. Does the business owner appear to have a lifestyle that is inconsistent with their reported level of income?

How can I access Enformion’s data?

All of our data is available via the Cloud-based Platform, Batch, or API with customizable options from one of our data experts.

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