Identity Theft

SCARS™ Guide: Guide to Taxpayer Identity Theft & Scams

SCARS™ Guide: Guide to Taxpayer Identity Theft & Scams Tax-Related Identity Theft Occurs When Someone Uses Your Stolen Personal Information, Including Your Social Security Number, To File A Tax Return Claiming A Fraudulent Refund If you suspect you are a victim of identity theft, continue to pay your taxes and file your tax return, even if you must file a paper return. Know the Signs of Taxpayer Identity Theft (Similar For Other Countries Too) You may [...]

SCARS™ Scam Alert: Tax Identity Thieves And IRS Imposters Are Ready For Tax Season

SCARS™ Scam Alert: Tax Identity Thieves And IRS Imposters Are Ready For Tax Season Tax identity thieves and IRS imposters are ready for tax season, whether you are or not. Join the FTC and its partners for Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week to find out how to protect yourself, and what to do if you or someone you know runs into problems. What is tax identity theft? It happens when someone uses your Social Security [...]