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Tax Tips If You Have Had Your Identity Stolen
The U.S. Department of Justice millions of Americans fall victim to identity theft each year. When it comes to taxes, the identity thief targets refunds from fraudulent tax returns filed with your personal information. You may remain unaware of such activity until you file and find another return has already been processed. Read more…

Guide to IRS Form 14039: Identity Theft Affidavit
If you find yourself a victim of identity theft or find yourself at risk of having your identity stolen, you can alert the IRS about your situation with Form 14039 Identity Theft Affidavit. Read more…

Tips for Keeping Your Tax Data Secure
In 2014, the number of complaints about criminals pretending to be Internal Revenue Service (IRS) officials was almost 24 times the number reported in 2013. To avoid the growing risk of tax-related scams and identity theft, keep your financial data safe by following certain procedures. It's also important to back up your information for easy access if an unexpected disaster strikes. Read more…

Taxpayer Beware: Email Phishing Scams
The IRS reported a 400% rise in phishing scams during the 2016 tax season. Phishing schemes are designed by cyber criminals who attempt to lure unsuspecting victims into revealing their personal and financial information, usually through unsolicited emails. You can avoid becoming a victim of fraud if you know what to look for. Read more…

How TurboTax Safeguards Our Customers' Data
TurboTax follows the highest industry standards to ensure the safety of our customers' information. Read more…

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