Avoid Tax Scams and protect your money! Have any of these happened to you lately?
Have you gotten an e-mail from the IRS or a tax-software company asking you for your tax information? Like updating your filing details, or confirming your personal information? Avoid tax scams like this one!
Have you been charged for tax forms? Avoid tax scams like this one!
Have you gotten a call from the IRS? Have they asked you to pay your taxes through a pre-paid debit card or risk arrest or the suspension of your driving privileges?
Avoid Tax Scams!
Beware of the latest scams. Report phishing and online scams through the IRS website or call the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration at 1-800-366-4484.
The IRS also provides a page on how to safeguard your electronic financial records. You can do this by password protecting your documents. A video on how to password protect a pdf is included here. If it’s a Microsoft Office document, the instructions to password protect a document is included here.