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IRS: Be vigilant against phone scams!

IRS: Be vigilant against phone scams!

Internal Revenue Service today warned taxpayers to be alert to tax time phone scams where aggressive criminals pose as IRS agents in hopes of stealing money or personal information. Remember IRS will never call to demand immediate payment, or threaten to immediately bring in local police or other law-enforcement groups to have the taxpayer arrested for not paying. Keeping digital information safe is a key point as well.

IRS to introduce new tax transcript to better protect taxpayer data

IRS to introduce new tax transcript to better protect taxpayer data

This new transcript replaces the previous format and will be the default format available via Get Transcript Online, Get Transcript by Mail or the Transcript Delivery System for tax professionals as of September 23. Financial entries will remain visible, which will give taxpayers and third-parties the data they need for tax preparation or income verification.