Identity crooks have tried all sorts of e-mails scam. It is a good thing that almost everyone knows that the IRS does not send out notices by e-mail. These crooks have changed their tactics. Now there are reports of taxpayers receiving by mail, and email, fake notices requiring immediate payment to a P.O. Box. The P.O. Boxes are located in cities where the IRS has service centers, and, of course, they are not IRS P.O. Box addresses.
An Email scam is nothing new. However, an IRS email scam? That is another story. It is brazen to claim to be the IRS in an email scam. Always remember, the first contact you will receive … Read More
We are interrupting our regularly scheduled series, to bring you the Top 12 IRS Tax Scams for 2016 — and, it is revealing. Our series will resume in our next blog. 1. Identity Theft. A tax … Read More
Phishing scams (pronounced “fishing”) is the attempt to acquire sensitive information by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication. Phishing is done by someone sending an email to a user. They falsely claim to … Read More
Taxes done? Well don’t expect to sit back and relax until 2014. The ‘Dirty Dozen’ are lurking and you could be a target. The IRS recently released the top tax scams that you need to be … Read More