It’s Tax Season – Watch out for IRS Scams

We’re a few weeks into tax season, which means identity thieves are once again trying their hardest to con you into believing they represent the IRS.

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is warning consumers about the latest tax scam in which IRS impersonators are emailing and texting victims with a link to check or claim their tax refund.  Most IRS communication is initiated through mailed notices delivered by USPS—and if you experience the rare phone call or in-person visit from an IRS representative, you will already have received numerous letters via regular mail.

Read more at about this current phishing scam and what to do if you received the text.