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) […]