Please note that the IRS does not initiate contact with taxpayers by
email to request personal or financial information. This includes any type
of electronic communication, such as text messages and social media
channels. If you get an unsolicited email that appears to be from the IRS,
please report it by sending it to
. If you find a suspicious website that claims to be the
IRS, please send the site’s URL by email to
, using the subject line: suspicious website. For more
information on phishing scams, please see
Suspicious e-Mails and Identity Theft
Security: Using a PIN or an IP-PIN
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Reminder for Parents and Students
September 2017 ― The beginning of the school year is a good time
for a reminder of the tax benefits for education. These benefits can help
offset qualifying education costs. Here is
information about two tax credits available
who pay higher education costs for themselves, a spouse or a dependent.
January 2018 ― The Internal Revenue Service, the states, and the
tax industry have taken new steps for 2017 to protect you and help reduce
the risk of identity theft affecting your tax returns this filing season.
It’s no secret that identity theft of all kinds is persistent, time
consuming and frustrating. When criminals steal your personal data
(especially your name and Social Security number) they can use that
information to file a fraudulent tax return. That’s referred to as
tax-related identity theft.
Read more at IRS web site.
Retirement & Taxes
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