The IRS and our Security Summit partners are here to tell you in as many ways as we can: protect your identities and data online.

  • 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. That’s a scam, too.
  • 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

Help the IRS to protect YOUR identity. Learn more at