Identity thieves and tax scammers LOVE tax season. They steal social security numbers to claim tax refunds, apply for loans, even get jobs. Save yourself time and headaches by becoming familiar with the tax process and some common tactics that criminals use to steal your information.
The National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC), part of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), provides essential information on what to look for and how to protect yourself.
Check out these links:
- Taxes. Security. Together.
- Preventing and Responding to Identity Theft
- IRS and NCCIC Caution Users: Prepare for Heightened Phishing Risk This Tax Season
Over the coming weeks, ITS will provide additional tips and reminders for protecting your personal and financial information during the tax season.