How to Spot a Fake IRS Letter

The IRS seems to be catching up on last year’s tax returns and are sending out letters.  This makes it a prime time for the bad guys to run some scams and try and steal some money.

So, how do you tell if an IRS letter is fake?  Lifehacker has a quick guide to help you determine if that IRS letter is real or not.

For starters, real IRS letters won’t demand immediate payments on back taxes. Your letter will also include your rights as a taxpayer, something the bad guys don’t really want you to know.

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