How to Report Real Estate Tax Fraud in Arizona

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Where to Report Real Estate Tax Fraud in Arizona

Real estate tax fraud is a big problem in Arizona. Nationally, scammers avoid paying billions of dollars in real estate taxes each year. That's tax money that should go towards paying for schools, roads, and emergency services. Instead, it's going into the pocket of criminals. The state government depends on citizens to report instances of . By making a report about real estate tax fraud, you can help the government recover millions in unpaid taxes and ensure Arizona residents are paying their fair share.

You can report AZ real estate tax fraud yourself by downloading the correct forms, composing a letter, and contacting the right people. Or you can use DoNotPay's tax fraud reporting service and send the information automatically. With the DoNotPay system, you can choose to remain anonymous. Anonymity will protect your identity from the department and those you are reporting. You can also disclose your information to become eligible for a reward.

Do you suspect someone isn't paying the appropriate taxes on their real estate transactions? Learn how you can report them for tax evasion to the IRS.

What Qualifies as Real Estate Tax Fraud in Arizona?

Tax fraud happens when someone knowingly lies to get out of paying taxes. In real estate, this could include:

  • Preparing false settlement statements that overinflate the cost of a home
  • Giving false information to a lender to reduce the cost of a property
  • Lying about someone's qualifications for loans
  • Failing to report income made from the sale of a property
  • Failing to pay capital gains taxes on property sales

Real estate law is complicated. Criminals use that to their advantage to get out of paying taxes. That puts an undue burden on law-abiding citizens. If you know of an instance of tax fraud, report it and make sure the offenders pay. You don't have to be sure that tax fraud occurred, either. Report your suspicions and let the state and federal governments take care of the investigation.

Where to Report AZ Real Estate Tax Fraud Yourself

You can start the process of reporting Arizona tax evasion by calling the IRS fraud hotline. When you call, you'll hear a recording with information you'll need to make a report about the suspected real estate tax fraud.

How to Make a Report of Real Estate Tax Fraud Evasion to the IRSTo make a report, you'll need to:
  1. Submit a fraud report by composing a letter or by downloading a reporting form from the IRS website
  2. You can also order the correct forms over the phone by contacting the IRS.
  3. Send your letter or the fraud reporting form to the IRS via mail.
Other Forms That May Be Required to Make a Report of Real Estate Tax FraudThe IRS also provides the following forms to report tax fraud:
  • Forms 3949-A
  • Form 14157
  • Form 14157-A
  • Form 15442
  • Form 13909

If you aren't sure which form to use, you can contact the IRS for help.

How to Report Real Estate Tax Fraud in Arizona with the Help of DoNotPay

The IRS expects law-abiding citizens to report instances of real estate tax fraud in Arizona, but the reporting process is complicated. Instead of dealing with letters and forms, you can use DoNotPay's automated service. DoNotPay gets the required information after you answer a few quick questions. Then, it compiles the information in the correct format and sends it to the IRS. You'll be doing your duty of reporting real estate tax evaders without the confusion of dealing with the IRS directly.

If you want to report real estate tax fraud easily, DoNotPay has you covered. Do it in just five easy steps:

If you want to report tax fraud but don't know where to start, DoNotPay has you covered. Create your own cancellation letter in 5 easy steps:

  1. Open the DoNotPay Report Tax Fraud product.
  2. Enter the business you would like to report for tax fraud.
  3. Provide the details of suspicious activity and as much evidence as you can provide.
  4. Confirm your contact information.
  5. DoNotPay will automatically generate the official report and send it on your behalf. The IRS will contact you regarding cash rewards once the case is investigated.

Why Use DoNotPay to Report Real Estate Tax Fraud

Wondering if you should report Arizona real estate tax fraud yourself? Here are five reasons to use DoNotPay's automated tax fraud reporting system instead:

  1. There are no complicated forms to download and fill out
  2. You don't have to compose a letter and mail it to the IRS
  3. The information is sent to the right people so they can start investigating
  4. You can stay anonymous if you want to
  5. You may be eligible for up to 30% of the tax money recovered by the IRS

DoNotPay's tax fraud reporting system is the fast, easy way to make a report in minutes.

What Else Can DoNotPay Do?

Reporting Arizona real estate tax evasion is just the beginning. DoNotPay can also help you:

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