June, 2021 » Brock CPA

Beware of IRS Email Scams

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has recently warned taxpayers (and tax professionals) to be on the lookout for a new wave of scams that involves calls and email phishing attempts about COVID-19 economic relief payments. When identity theft takes place online, it is referred to as “phishing”. During these occurrences, scammers will use fraudulent IRS logos in attempt to gain access to victims’ personal and financial information which may lead to tax-related fraud and stolen identities.