Use tax software? Then you could be a target of phishing scams seeking to steal your identity this filing season.
Sorry, Ben Franklin, but there’s a new adage about taxes: The only constants in life are taxes and tax scams.
The Internal Revenue Service has scrapped a proposed reporting rule for charities that critics had argued would have exposed donors to an increased risk of identity theft. Last fall, the IRS proposed a new regulation that would have allowed, but not required, charities to file a new form with the IRS called a “donee report.”
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Tax professionals are the latest tax phishing target. But all sorts of scams, particularly related to charitable giving, pop up this time of year. Be careful out there!
Watch out for emails that seem like job recruitment ads for local big-box stores. It could be a phishing scam.