The week of December 5-9 was National Tax Security Awareness Week. The IRS, along with payroll processors, tax return preparers and software firms provided tips to alert taxpayers to security threats, including identity theft and tax refund fraud.
The weeklong series of news releases, available in the Client Center, covered topics and suggestions including:
Recognize Phishing Scams
Beware of Tax Scams
Tax Return Preparers Protecting Clients
The “Protect Your Clients; Protect Yourself” campaign was launched the week of December 5 and will continue to provide security tips to payroll and tax professionals through January. These tips focus on ways to avoid downloading malware and improving digital defenses.
Complete copies of the news releases and tips can be downloaded from the Client Center.
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