Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week 2016

January 27, 2016 Jackie 0

January 24 – 30, 2016 is Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week and your BBB® brings you news about this important week. Tax identity theft occurs when someone files a phony tax return using your personal information to obtain a fraudulent […]

IRS Sets Up ID Theft Division

May 11, 2015 Michael 0

Your BBB® receives calls hourly about IRS tax-related fraud. Since tax fraud using other person’s identities has become a multi-billion dollar problem, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service has created a dedicated unit to pursue those who are involved in identity […]

IRS Letter 5071C Really Is From IRS

March 25, 2015 Jackie 1

During the last month your BBB® has received many phone calls from consumers who got a letter from the IRS with the letter number LTR 5071C. Since the letter asks consumers to give personally identifiable information (PII), they want to […]

Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week

January 30, 2015 Jackie 0

This week is Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week and your BBB® brings you news about this important week. Tax identity theft occurs when someone files a phony tax return using your personal information or uses your Social Security number (SSN) […]

Hoosiers Filing Tax Returns May Need to Verify ID

February 20, 2014 Amanda 2

Tax season is officially upon us as consumers could begin filing their taxes on January 31st.  Unfortunately, with tax season comes the potential for tax id theft. Tax ID theft occurs when someone steals your personal information and uses it […]