Beware Tax Scams

Do not fall for any of the telephone scammers pretending to be the IRS.  Hang up immediately and do not provide any asked for information if you receive a phone call pro porting to be from the IRS. The IRS does not contact taxpayers by phone, does not ask for credit card information or pre-paid debit cards, does not demand immediate payment and does not threaten police action or arrest if payment is not made immediately. If you get such a call hang up immediately and report the call to the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration at 1-800-366-4484 or at: