IRS Website has Security Breach

The IRS recently announced that hundreds of thousands of taxpayers might be at risk of identity theft in connection with the GetMyTranscript tool offered on the IRS website. ID thieves tried to access copies of people?s tax returns through this feature. The IRS has...

Phone Call Scammers Claiming to be IRS Agents

Yikes!? I got the call. As we wrote in an article from our?May 2014 blog, identity theft in connection with federal tax filings is on the rise.? One specific fraud involves people receiving phone calls from scammers posing as IRS agents and then being aggressively...

IRS Alert of New Email Phishing Scam

From IRS.gov: The IRS has been alerted to a new email phishing scam. The emails appear to be from the IRS and include a link to a bogus web site intended to mirror the official IRS web site. These emails contain the direction ?you are to update your IRS e-file...