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Be On Guard Against Electronic Tax Scams

Cell PhoneSomething in the financial world is surging. Unfortunately that something is electronic tax scams. Today’s article highlights a recent IRS consumer alert stating that “email and texting scams designed to trick U.S. taxpayers into providing personal data have surged 400% so far this year….” In fact, “the 1,389 incidents reported to date represent more than half the…total for all of last year.” What scams is the IRS urging taxpayers to be on guard against and what steps is it taking to combat this onslaught? CLICK HERE to read more.