New! TAX SCAM ALERT
Don’t fall victim to these pervasive tax scams!
The IRS & FTB DO NOT have the ability to process funds from third-party issued money grams, debit cards, prepaid credit cards or wire transfers. If you are told to pay this way, it is anIMMEDIATE RED FLAG.
Never give out social security, bank or credit card numbers over the phone or by email.
Email: Do not click on links listed in emails to update personal information or check refunds. Instead, search for the IRS or FTB website on the internet and access the website directly.
Phone: Phone scammers have been known to know intimate information about their targets such as addresses, SSN, etc. Hang up the phone and look up the IRS or FTB customer service number on the internet and dial the phone number directly.
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