Tax-related identity theft is on the rise.

The Internal Revenue Service has flagged 2 million tax returns to review for possible fraud, according to .

That’s close to the total number of returns that were identified for review in 2011—and there’s still one month left in tax-filing season.

To learn more about top tax scams that can lead to tax-related identity theft, read our slideshow. And protect yourself with our .

 

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