Identity theft of tax information is a growing problem. Both taxpayers and tax preparers are a target for identity theft. This presentation discusses how to advise taxpayers who are victims of identity theft, and some of the scams that aim to victimize CPAs or make them complicit in identity theft of client information.
Dr. Chambers is a Professor of Accounting at the College of Business, Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi, USA. Prior to receiving a Ph.D. concentrating in taxation in 2000, she had over a decade of public accounting experience as owner/partner-in-charge of a CPA firm in Houston that had a concentration in accounting issues for small business owners. Dr. Chambers has been published articles in such journals as Journal of Accountancy, Journal of Legal Tax Research, Tax Notes and Tax Adviser.