Identity Protection PIN Program Will Soon Be Available to Taxpayers Nationwide

This article was published by the IRS. In January, the IRS Identity Protection PIN Opt-In Program will be expanded to all taxpayers who can properly verify their identity. An Identity Protection PIN is a six-digit number assigned to eligible taxpayers to help prevent their Social Security number from being used to file fraudulent federal income tax [...]

Town of Plymouth’s “COVID-19 Daily Update” – June 22, 2020

In this week’s Monday episode (June 22, 2020) of the Town of Plymouth’s “COVID-19 Daily Update,” Heather reported that there was a lot of movement in various initiatives over the past week. The SBA finally updated their website to include the new PPP loan forgiveness application, as well as the EZ version of the application. The [...]

IRS Phone Scams

This video was published by the IRS. If you have a phone, there's a good chance that some day you will be called by a phone scammer. Watch out for phone scammers pretending to be the IRS. In most cases, first contact from the Internal Revenue Service will come in the form of an official notice [...]

Holiday Online Shopping Tip – Use Safe Methods for Purchases

With holiday shopping season in full swing, make sure that you use safe methods when making purchases online. When going to make a purchase, ask yourself what information you are handing over. Before providing payment and personal information, be sure to check the website's privacy policy so that you understand how your information will be used. [...]

Tax Scams by U.S. Mail

This video was published by the IRS. Identity thieves are determined to steal your information and your tax refund. Most use the internet or telephone; some even try to impersonate the IRS on social media. But did you know that you could also be targeted by mail? Many public documents and websites have information that scammers [...]

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