Don't let paying your taxes cost you (again).

Tax scams seem to crop up every year, both before taxes are filed (here's a list of ID theft tips we published before Tax day) and after, as Forbes has reported.

The latest scam (which has made the rounds over the years in different varieties), has thieves sending e-mails out to potentially unknowing customers, directing them to click on a link to rectify a problem with their return.

Of course, you may ask yourself why scams like this are recycled year after year, but the scary answer is the simple one:

Because they probably work.

Posted by Christine