IRS Warns of Last-Minute Tax Scams

By Newsroom America Feeds at 17 Mar 2017

Original release date: March 17, 2017

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released an alert warning of phishing email scams targeting last-minute tax filers. The alert describes common features of these cyber crimes and includes recommendations to protect against them: strengthen passwords, recognize phishing attempts, and forward suspicious emails to phishing@irs.gov.

Tax payers and tax professionals are encouraged to review the IRS alert and US-CERT's advice on Avoiding Social Engineering and Phishing Attacks.

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http://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2017/03/17/IRS-Warns-Last-Minute-Tax-Scams

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