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Bloomington Beware! - Tax Time 2012: Tax Preparer Scams Part One

From: WFHB
Series: Bloomington Beware!
Length: 05:00

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Badge-wo-tagline_small Host Rich Fish presents the first installment of our three-part tax time series looking at scams and goofs that can land YOUR return in the audit pile. That's on a new edition of our consumer watchdog Bloomington Beware!

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