Avoiding Fraud and Hackers in 2020: Part III (Prevention)

Fraud happens year-round but can be especially prevalent during tax season. That’s why we’ve been focusing on identifying where it occurs and how to spot it, both from an individual and small business perspective, where corporate fraud tends to occur most often. Why does fraud happen more often in small businesses than large enterprises? There … Continued →

Avoiding Fraud and Hackers in 2020: Part II (Small Business)

Our last blog post, Part I in a series on fraud and hackers, introduced the value of stolen personal information and the common ways in which thieves try to gain access to it. Hopefully after reading that post, our readers have a better idea of where fraud happens and how to spot it. Hackers aren’t … Continued →

Avoiding Fraud and Hackers In 2020: Part I

Every tax season, scammers and fraudsters try to gain access to our personal data at a higher rate than other times of the year. Whether through fraudulent emails, fake phone calls, or hacking into computer or connected systems, it seems like there is a never-ending stream of attacks in the news. It’s more important than … Continued →

Reviewing Fraud Prevention Tactics and Strategies for Dental Practices

It’s easy to assume that your practice is immune to fraud. Ignorance is bliss, right? This case study from the ADA might change your mind: A young, new dentist acquired an existing practice and decided to keep the staff intact. After all, they knew the patients, and the previous dentist trusted them. But on the … Continued →

How Businesses Can Avoid W-2 Fraud

It’s not even on the IRS’s list of top 12 tax scams. It’s not frequently talked about in conversations regarding identity theft and fraud. But W-2 fraud is a growing threat, and it affects all businesses. In the 2017 filing season, 100 employers in the first 10 weeks were affected, which put about 120,000 employees … Continued →