7.8.19 – Top 7 tax scams: #3 Identity theft

Tax tip

It’s important to be alert all year long to tactics aimed at stealing your identity. The IRS, Security Summit partnership of state tax agencies and the tax industry, have made major improvements in detecting tax return related identity theft during the last several years. The agency reminds taxpayers that they can help in preventing this crime. The IRS continues to aggressively pursue criminals that file fraudulent tax returns using someone else’s Social Security number.

Tip courtesy of IRS.gov

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