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5 Things about Identity Theft and Tax Returns

5 Things about Identity Theft and Tax Returns

Five things about Identity Theft from the IRS that you need to know to avoid scams this tax season. What to expect from the IRS in the form of communication and who to contact if you think you have become a victim.

1. If you receive a letter or notice from the IRS that makes you think your identity has been stolen or someone has used your social security number illegally, contact the IRS immediately.

2. Contact the IRS right away if you receive a notice that more than one tax return … Read more at 2008 Taxes.