Apr 7, 201411:25 AMSmall Business, Big Ideas
with Jean Willard
Watch for tax-related phone fraud and email scams
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You can also file a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission. Be sure to add “IRS Telephone Scam” to the comments in your complaint.
Electronic scams are out there too
Also note that TIGTA and the IRS will never request personal or financial information by email, text, or other social media. Additionally, do not open any attachment or select any links in those emails. Always forward scam emails to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Either call your tax adviser or visit irs.gov if you think you’re being scammed or solicited fraudulently.
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