Protect Your Personal Information: The IRS Does Not Initiate Taxpayer Communications through E-Mail

by in Newsletter on Mar. 20, 2012

Phishing is a scam typically carried out by unsolicited email and/or websites that pose as legitimate sites and lure unsuspecting victims to provide personal and financial information. All unsolicited email claiming to be from either the IRS or any other IRS-related components such as the Office of Professional Responsibility or EFTPS, should be reported. Forward the email as-is to IRS at

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