Here is a list of some of the most prevalent scams to watch out for:
- Students and their parents are contacted and demand is made for a fictitious tax such as the "Federal Student Tax".
- Fraudulent IRS bills for the tax year 2015 related to the Affordable Care Act are sent out via email or letter.
- Demand is made for payment to settle a "tax bill".
- Requests are made for "verification of tax return information" in order to process your return.
- DO NOT give out any information. .
- Report it to the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration. Use their use their “IRS Impersonation Scam Reporting” web page or call 800-366-4484.
- Report it to the Federal Trade Commission. Use the “FTC Complaint Assistant” on FTC.gov. Please add “IRS Telephone Scam” in the notes.