The past few weeks have been beyond trying on families, homes and the earth as we have seen our shorelines hammered by hurricanes and our lands rocked by quakes. From Harvey to Irma and beyond, we are all finding ways to either piece our lives back together or to send help any way we can.
Whatever place you find yourself in, the IRS is going to leave it's mark and it helps to know this as early on as possible. Read and follow the links below that the IRS offers for the proper information.
The Internal Revenue Service today warned people to beware of a new scam linked to the Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS), where fraudsters call to demand an immediate tax payment through a prepaid debit card. This scam is being reported across the country, so taxpayers should be alert to the details.
The Internal Revenue Service today warned taxpayers against telephone scammers targeting students and parents during the back-to-school season and demanding payments for non-existent taxes, such as the “Federal Student Tax.”
People should be on the lookout for IRS impersonators calling students and demanding that they wire money immediately to pay a fake “federal student tax.” If the person does not comply, the scammer becomes aggressive and threatens to report the student to the police to be arrested. As schools around the nation prepare to re-open, it is important for taxpayers to be particularly aware of this scheme going after students and parents.
The Internal Revenue Service today issued a consumer alert about possible fake charity scams emerging due to the recent mass shooting in Orlando, Fla., and encouraged taxpayers to seek out recognized charitable groups.