How to Avoid Tax Scams

Thieves are constantly working to steal people's identity and personal data so they can use it to fraudulently file tax returns and claim refund money that isn't theirs. Remember to check out for more information and tips on avoiding scammers. Here are a few things you should know so you don't fall victim to these [...]

People Can Protect Themselves from Tax-related Identity Theft with an Identity Protection PIN

This article was published by the IRS. Identity Protection PINs stop identity thieves from filing fraudulent tax returns. When a taxpayer chooses to participate in this program, the IRS assigns them a six-digit number which the taxpayer uses to prove their identity when they file their tax return. This extra layer of protection provides peace of [...]

Beware of Schemes Promoting the Employee Retention Credit

Beware of ads that promise big money through the employee retention credit. While it's a real credit, scammers are telling people they qualify when they really don't. Don't fall for it! Get official info at

Identity Stolen? Request an Identity Protection PIN from the IRS

This article was published by the IRS. The Internal Revenue Service is reminding all taxpayers – particularly those who are identity theft victims – of an important step they should take to protect themselves from tax fraud. Some identity thieves use taxpayers' information to file fraudulent tax returns. By requesting Identity Protection PINs from the Get [...]

IRS Warning: Scammers Work Year-Round; Stay Vigilant

This article was published by the IRS. The Internal Revenue Service is reminding taxpayers to protect their personal and financial information throughout the year and watch out for IRS impersonation scams, along with other schemes, that try to trick people out of their hard-earned money. These schemes can involve text message scams, e-mail schemes and phone [...]

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