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Tax Season Infographic: Spot the Scam

This blog entry expired May 8, 2017. It may contain out-of-date information.

Stay smart this tax season and beware of fraudsters trying to steal your money. The latest scam involving phone calls from IRS imposters is just another attempt by criminals to exploit users during the tax season. Scammers call pretending to be IRS agents making threats and demanding money through wire transfers or prepaid debit cards.

If you do have a tax problem the IRS will contact you by mail first, so hang up the phone and do not fall for the trick. Learn more about phone scams and what you can do to protect yourself with this infographic from the Federal Trade Commission.

 

For additional information visit: Another Tax Scam: IRS Imposters