NY State Comptroller Says He's Stopped $24M in Tax Refunds
New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli
announced this week
that his department has blocked $24 million
in fraudulent or questionable personal income
tax refunds, AP reported.
DiNapoli said many taxpayers in question claimed
refundable credits based on incorrect information
For example, giving the wrong number of
dependents or undisclosed income.
Auditors also stopped $3.3 million in
false tax filings made by tax preparers.
The tax deadline for this year is April 17.
NTD TV Henry Yan reporting in New York