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Tax Fraud-Resources for Victims

Resources for Victims

The IRS notes: "If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is!" Don't become a victim to any scheme that offers instant wealth or exemption from your obligation as a United States citizen to file tax returns and/or pay taxes. Some of these schemes can literally cost you your life savings. Others can result in your prosecution and imprisonment if you knowingly participate in them.

Resources for Victims

Identity Theft and Your Tax Records

Internal Revenue Service, December 2009

IRS policies and contact information if you suspect identity fraud in connection with your tax records.

Fraudulent Tax Return Filed Using Your SSN?

Internal Revenue Service

What to do if you think someone else has filed a tax return under your Social Security Number.

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Updated December 6, 2018