Tag Archives: identity theft

Strong Passwords Help Keep Tax Data Safe

The following article was published by the IRS. Passwords are often the key to guarding access to personal information and data stored on computers or sent over email. Because most taxpayers file their returns electronically and access account information online, … Continue reading

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Don’t Take the Bait, Step 6: Watch Out for the W-2 Email Scam

The following article was published by the IRS. The IRS, state tax agencies and the tax industry today urged tax professionals and businesses to beware of a recent increase in email scams targeting employee Forms W-2. The W-2 scam – … Continue reading

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IRS, Partners Warn of Online Threats; Protect Personal Computers

The following article was published by the IRS. The Internal Revenue Service, states and the tax industry remind you that online threats and annoyances abound. There are viruses, worms, Trojans, bots, spyware and adware all fall under the malicious programs … Continue reading

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IRS Security Awareness Tip

The following article was published by the IRS. If you’re still keeping old tax returns and receipts stuffed in a shoe box stuck in the back of the closet, you might want to rethink that approach. The IRS has teamed … Continue reading

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IRS Identity Theft FAQ: First Steps for Victims

Are you a victim of identity theft? Or do you think you might become one because of a lost or stolen wallet, or questionable credit card activity or credit report? Perhaps you’ve received a letter from the IRS suggesting that … Continue reading

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IRS Identity Theft FAQ: First Steps for Victims

Are you a victim of identity theft? Do you think you may become one because of a lost or stolen wallet, or questionable credit card activity or credit report? Or did the IRS send you a letter suggesting someone has … Continue reading

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