AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - Some people are trying to scam the Internal Revenue Service with their taxes and there are penalties someone could face for lying about dependents.
As you get ready to file your taxes there is something important you should know. The IRS is using strong tactics to look for tax payers who are claiming children who they are not taking care of. This is a scam that the IRS knows well and takes seriously. Tax preparers at HT Harris Tax Service says the IRS works two years behind but eventually you will be penalized.