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There’s no law that says you have to pay more in tax than you have to – but you do have to follow the rules.

Claiming excessive business credits in order to illegally reduce your taxes is improper.

Two schemes, in particular, have attracted the attention of the IRS: fraud involving the fuel tax credit and the research credit.

Unsupported claims for tax credits may subject taxpayers to penalties and interest.