TurboTax halts state tax submissions due to fraud concerns


ASSOCIATED PRESS: Increase in fraudulent filings concern tax-help company.

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ASSOCIATED PRESS: Increase in fraudulent filings concern tax-help company.

State agencies have reported a rise in filings that are using stolen personal information, said Inuit, the company behind TurboTax.

Most victims found out that a fraudulent tax return was filed in their name after receiving a rejection notice after filing their returns, said Inuit spokeswoman Julie Miller.

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