Posts Tagged "taxpayer"

Taxpayer Guide to Identity Theft

Posted on: 13 Jun, 2013

Taxpayer Guide to Identity Theft We know identity theft is a frustrating process for victims. We take this issue very seriously and continue to expand on our robust screening process in order to stop fraudulent returns. What is identity theft? Identity theft occurs when someone uses your personal information such as your name, Social Security number (SSN) or other identifying…read more →

Identity Protection

Posted on: 6 Jun, 2013

Identity Protection The IRS is committed to working with taxpayers who are the victims of identity theft The IRS has taken numerous steps to combat identity theft and protect taxpayers. We are continually looking at ways to increase data security and protect taxpayers’ identities with assistance from our Identity Protection Specialized Unit. Identity theft cases are among the most complex…read more →