The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued a press release to warn of a potential increase in scams targeting taxpayers around the April 18 tax deadline. Before and after the deadline, scammers may tempt or pressure taxpayers into revealing personal information. US-CERT and IRS recommend taxpayers prepare for heightened risk this tax season and remain vigilant year-round.
IRS Warns Taxpayers About Scams as Tax Deadline Approaches
Original release date: April 13, 2016