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Last Minute Tax Scams

Last Minute Tax Scams

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As tax day is almost upon us it is important to remember that there are criminals out there who will do anything to get their hands on your information. The IRS is urging taxpayers to be on guard as suspicious activity will be rampant at this time of year. There are many scams out there, below are a few common ones to look out for:

Toward Tax Preparers:

  • Be careful if you get an email from a “client” requesting to change information like direct deposit or their address. If this happens be sure to verbally confirm with your client that they are the ones who wanted the change.
  • This is also a good time for professionals the change and strengthen their own email passwords in order to protect their sensitive data better.

Toward Tax Payers

Remember to be safe and cautious this tax season.

Information provided via IRS.gov/

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