Tax Fraud & Tax ID Theft

Scams are continually targeted at taxpayers and tax preparers via phone, email and online. Stay up-to-date with the latest scam attempts, and learn how to protect yourself. 

 
Have you or a client received a scam email or phone call claiming to be from the IRS?
IRS Expands Identity Protection Pin Program
 

IRS Expands Identity Protection Pin Program

Posted: February 7, 2019
The IRS has expanded eligibility for its Identity Protection Pin (IP PIN) test program to taxpayers in the top 10 locations where identity thefts are reported to the Federal Trade Commission.

IRS Warns of Tax Transcript Email Scam
 

IRS Warns of Tax Transcript Email Scam

Posted: November 20, 2018
The IRS and Security Summit partners are warning the public of a surge of fraudulent emails impersonating the IRS and using tax transcripts as bait to entice users to open documents containing malware.