Internal Revenue Service

There was a time when the main concern of taxpayers was to make sure their tax forms were properly completed, their information was documented and their returns were in the mail by April 15. But today, tax filers must also worry about identity theft. According to the Federal Trade Commission, in 2014, tax fraud was the number one consumer complaint in how an identity theft victim'’s information was misused.

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The Ohio General Assembly's House Policy and Legislative Oversight Committee met in Cincinnati Thursday to hear from people who claim they were targeted for extra scrutiny by the IRS.

Those who spoke, talked about how they had to answer pages of confusing questions that, at times, sounded like political research on their groups.

Timothy Savaglio is a member of the Liberty Township Tea Party. He says filling out the IRS's many and pointed questionnaires became like a full-time job.