If the IRS needs to get in touch with a taxpayer, it will send a letter, not an e-mail, phone call or message over social media. The IRS is reminding taxpayers to be aware of criminals using devious tactics to steal money and personal information from unsuspecting victims.
Here’s how the IRS contacts taxpayers
Tax Tip 2018-111, July 19, 2018
IRS alerts taxpayers: Scammers scheming around Oct. 15 deadline; Here’s what to do
IR-2018-193, Sept. 27, 2018