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Security Recommendations: Scammers scheming around Oct. 15 deadline; Here’s what to do

Security Recommendations: Scammers scheming around Oct. 15 deadline; Here’s what to do

IRS warns that scammers continue to pose as the IRS, making threatening phone calls and using email phishing schemes to lure taxpayers. The scams may be particularly prevalent ahead of the Oct. 15 tax-filing extension deadline. 

IRS: Taxpayers On Alert For Charitable Scams During Hurricane Season

IRS: Taxpayers On Alert For Charitable Scams During Hurricane Season

Criminals and scammers often try to take advantage of taxpayers who want to help victims of major disasters. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) continues to remind taxpayers to be alert for scams that will “undoubtedly pop up when and if a hurricane occurs.”