Watch out for Tax Season Scams

During tax season, scammers are working overtime to steal your refund. Tax scammers often use pressure and a sense of urgency to gain access to your personal and financial information.

Every year, the IRS compiles the Dirty Dozen, a list of the year’s most prevalent tax scams impacting consumers that tend to peak during tax season.

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued an alert, reminding consumers that the IRS will not send tax refunds or try to contact you by email or text.

Check out the Federal Communications Commission for more information on tax season scams, identity theft and other things to watch out for.