Is the IRS Calling? It Could be a Scam

IRS warns of a new twist on an old phone scam. WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service Tuesday warned of a new twist on an old phone scam as criminals use telephone numbers that mimic IRS Taxpayer Assistance Centers (TACs) to trick taxpayers into paying non-existent tax bills. The IRS and its Security Summit partners – the state tax agencies and the tax industry – … [Read more...]

Watch Out for a New Insurance Tax Form Scam

A NEW WARNING FROM THE IRS > > > WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service today alerted tax professionals and their clients to a fake insurance tax form scam that is being used to access annuity and life insurance accounts. Cyber-criminals currently are combining several tactics to create a complex scheme through which both tax professionals and taxpayers … [Read more...]

IRS WARNING – TELEPHONE SCAM

From the IRS Newswire comes a warning about a telephone scam that targets taxpayers. The scammers tell victims that they are from the IRS and they owe money that needs to be paid immediately. The whole story: IRS Warns of Pervasive Telephone Scam WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today warned consumers about a sophisticated phone scam targeting taxpayers, … [Read more...]