The IRS failed to stop the issuance of billions of dollars in fraudulent tax refunds in 2010 to...

|By:, SA News Editor

The IRS failed to stop the issuance of billions of dollars in fraudulent tax refunds in 2010 to thieves who stole taxpayers' identities, reports the agency's watchdog. If the IRS doesn't do a better job of catching improper refunds, up to $26B could be refunded to identity thieves in the next five years.