With the holidays upon us and tax season
approaching, the Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the
nation tax industry are warning people to be on the lookout following a
surge of new, sophisticated email phishing scams.
In 2018, the IRS recorded a 60 percent
increase in bogus email schemes that sought to steal money or tax data.
These schemes can endanger a taxpayer’s financial and tax data,
allowing identity thieves a chance to try stealing a tax refund.
Protect yourself by following these phishing