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Tax Identity Theft Awareness Posted in Identity Theft, Safety & Security, Scams & Fraud | May, 2018 print friendly version

An unexpected notice or letter from the IRS could alert you that someone else is using your SSN, however, the IRS doesn’t start contact with a taxpayer by sending an email, text or social media message that asks for personal or financial information. If you get an email that claims to be from the IRS, do not reply or click on any links. Instead, forward it to phishing@irs.gov.

Contact the IRS if they send you a notice saying their records show:

Visit https://www.identitytheft.gov/ to report identity theft.

Click http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0008-tax-related-identity-theft for further information.

If you have further questions, please do not hesitate to  contact us.

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