- Avoid email scams posing as your bank, credit card company, or even the IRS, asking you for personal information or passwords.
- Watch out for phone calls claiming to be from the IRS, demanding payment on a gift card.
- Protect your computer, tablets, and mobile phone with strong security protections and strong passwords.
- Prevent thieves from filing a tax return with your Social Security number by getting an Identity Protection PIN at IRS.gov/ippin.
Learn more at IRS.gov/taxessecuritytogether.