This publication is based on the Syracuse Seminar on Aging, which is a yearly lecture sponsored by the Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center located at the University of Rochester Medical Center. The mission of the Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center is to improve the health-care delivery to older adults through enhancing geriatric education of health and allied health professionals. This seminar is an effort to promote geriatric education in the Syracuse area.
This Research Brief series is a collection of essays on current public policy issues in aging and related research done by or on behalf of the Aging Studies Institute (ASI) at Syracuse University. Prior to 2014, this series was published as part of the Syracuse University Center for Policy Research (CPR) Policy Brief Series.
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The IRS does not:
• Call to demand immediate payment of taxes owed
• Ask for debit or credit card numbers over the phone
• Threaten to send local police or other law enforcement to arrest you for nonpayment
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source: Message from AARP
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