Pervasive Telephone Scams: Did you get a call from the IRS?


Identity theft comes in many ways, shapes and sizes. Thieves will stop at nothing to get ahold of your personal information. The best way for them to do this is to make you very afraid. And what are most people afraid of? The IRS.

Pervasive Telephone Scams

Well, the IRS has issued warnings recently about ‘Pervasive Telephone Scams

The IRS will always send taxpayers a written notification of any tax due via the U.S. mail. Additionally, the IRS never asks for credit card, debit card, or prepaid card information over the telephone.  In the case of the recent scams, potential victims are threatened with deportation, arrest, having their utilities shut off, or having their driver’s licenses revoked.

This is also the same for IRS emails.

Are you concerned about protecting your personal information when filing your taxes?

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Alex Franch

Mr. Franch is a Tax Specialist and Partner at Joseph Cahill & Associates / WorthTax. He has a diverse background including a Bachelor of Science from Boston College in Mathematics and extensive military service. Mr. Franch is an Enrolled Agent and has eight years of tax preparation experience. He has been serving individuals, families, and businesses for several years with tax and financial planning strategies and is a junior partner with the firm. Mr. Franch is licensed by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) with a Series 6, 63, 65, and 7, and by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Division of Insurance.

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