December 5-9 is “National Tax Security Awareness Week.” Take some time this week to educate yourself on steps you can take to protect yourself from identity theft and tax scams. Learn how to protect your valuable financial data in preparation for the upcoming filing season.
According to the IRS, over 100 million of the tax returns they receive this year will be completed using a computer. To help taxpayers keep their information secure the IRS has released, "Security Awareness for Taxpayers", which has helpful advice on staying technologically secure.
Some helpful reminders when it comes to computer security and tax scams: