It may not be tax season, but taxes still haunt plenty of people across the nation, as fraudsters try new tricks to swindle victims. The IRS recently presented a “Special Edition Tax Tip” warning consumers about fake phone calls. Take a look at the following tips and reminders to help you avoid becoming another victim.
What Could Happen
You’re resting at home after a long day of work when you get an unsolicited call from scam artists pretending to be IRS officials….
Whether you think you owe taxes or not, be on guard for such tactics.
How to Proceed
It doesn’t matter which state you live in, if it’s the middle of the tax season or far from it, if you’re old or young, new to the U.S. or lived here all your life. The IRS says the phone scams hit “just about anyone,” and they happen year-round.
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