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Money Monday: Tax scams

Tax Scams: What the IRS or State Treasury will NOT do! 

  • Initiate a phone call or email demanding personal information
  • Call or email demanding immediate payment with a specific payment method (prepaid debit card, gift card, wire transfer, bitcoin) 
  • Threaten to call police or other law-enforcement to arrest the taxpayer
  • Demand taxes be paid without the opportunity to appeal the amount owed
  • Ask for credit or debit card numbers over the phone

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