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Taxpayers should hang up if tax season scammers come calling
The tax filing season is a popular time for scammers to call and try to dupe unsuspecting taxpayers. These thieves often make threatening or alarming calls posing as the IRS to try to steal taxpayer money or personal information.
However, it’s easy for people to recognize this scam by knowing how the IRS contacts taxpayers.
The IRS will never:
Taxpayers who receive these phone calls should:
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