Thought the tax season is over, tax scammers work year-round. Stay alert to protect yourself against new ways criminals pose as the IRS to trick you out of your money or personal information. These scams first tried to sting older American's newly arrived immigrants and those who speak English as a second language. The crooks have expanded their net, and now try to swindle virtually anyone. Here are several tips from the IRS to help you avoid being a victim of these scams:
The real IRS will not:
If you don't owe taxes (or even if you do) or you have no reason to think that you do:
If you know you owe, or think you may owe taxes:
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