How Does the IRS Contacts Taxpayers

Everyone should know how the IRS contacts taxpayers. This will help people avoid becoming a victim of scammers who pretend to be from the IRS with a goal of stealing personal information. Here are some facts about how the IRS communicates with taxpayers: The IRS doesn’t normally initiate contact with taxpayers by email. The agency…

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Is it really the IRS calling on your business?

Many taxpayers have encountered individuals impersonating IRS officials – in person, over the telephone and via email. Don’t get scammed. We want you to understand how and when the IRS contacts taxpayers and help you determine whether a contact you may have received is truly from an IRS employee. The IRS initiates most contacts through…

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Don’t Fall for Scam Calls and Emails Posing as IRS

Scammers and cyberthieves continue to use the IRS as bait. The most common tax scams are phone calls and emails from thieves who pretend to be from the IRS. Scammers use the IRS name, logo, fake employee names and badge numbers to try to steal money and identities from taxpayers. Taxpayers need to be wary…

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Equifax aftermath: How to protect against identity theft

Who here is scrambling around in the aftermath of the recent breach at Equifax to figure out if you’ve been compromised? Who here is wondering what to do about it if you are? If you’re one of the 143 million Americans whose data was accessed by cybercriminals, then you probably raised your hand. Even if you weren’t…

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Beware of Fake Charity Scams Relating to Hurricane Harvey

The Internal Revenue Service today issued a warning about possible fake charity scams emerging due to Hurricane Harvey and encouraged taxpayers to seek out recognized charitable groups for their donations. While there has been an enormous wave of support across the country for the victims of Hurricane Harvey, people should be aware of criminals who…

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Social Security Scam Targets Retirees

The Acting Inspector General of Social Security, Gale Stallworth Stone, is warning citizens about a new Social Security Administration (SSA) employee impersonation scheme.   SSA and its Office of the Inspector General (OIG) have recently alerted citizens about an OIG employee impersonation scheme and a scheme targeting former clients of Kentucky disability attorney Eric Conn;…

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New IRS Tax Scam

The IRS is warning people to beware of a new scam linked to the Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS), where fraudsters call to demand an immediate tax payment through a prepaid debit card. This scam is being reported across the country, so taxpayers should be alert to the details. In the latest twist, the…

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Don’t Fall for Scam Calls and Emails Posing as IRS

Don’t Fall for Scam Calls and Emails Posing as IRS Scams continue to use the IRS as a lure. These tax scams take many different forms. The most common scams are phone calls and emails from thieves who pretend to be from the IRS. Scammers use the IRS name, logo or a fake website to…

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Don’t be a Victim – Dirty Dozen Scam List

IRS Releases Dirty Dozen Scam List: Don’t be a Victim Each year, people fall prey to tax scams. That’s why the IRS sends a list of its annual “Dirty Dozen.” Stay safe and be informed – don’t become a victim. Identity theft. Identity theft, especially around tax time, is at the top of the “Dirty Dozen”…

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Scam Alert – Loans

CLERGY FINANCE SERVICES  9533 TELEGRAPH RD PICO RIVERA, CA (888) 444-6897 Website: http://clergyfinanceservices.com/index.html (This address belongs to a donut shop)  Source:  https://www.scamwarners.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=35&p=316664  https://www.yelp.com/biz/master-fresh-donut-pico-rivera If you have a complaint against Clergy Finance Services , you can file a complaint through a toll-free Consumer Help Line, 1-877-FTC-HELP (1-877-382-4357) or online with the Federal Trade Commission. Please use Reference #79819093. https://www.ftc.gov/…

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