IRS Tax Tip 2019-170, December 4, 2019 Knowledge and awareness. Those two things can protect taxpayers and their family members from getting caught up in a phishing scam. A phishing scam is often an unsolicited email or a website that looks like a legitimate site designed to trick users. The scams convince people into providing … Continued

Tax scams abound year-round, but people over 65 are targeted even more frequently during tax season. Why? A certain amount of money is in play at this time as taxpayers are figuring out what they owe Uncle Sam and scammers take advantage of the fact that money is being exchanged between the U.S. citizenry and its government. … Continued

There is a current tax scam where fraudulent emails are being sent with the subject “tax transcripts”. Opening the email will cause your computer and network to be infected by malware. https://on.mktw.net/2R55oo8