IRS Responds to Increase in Tax Scams with New YouTube Video

2046188221_dbd7640faf_qIn recent weeks, unsuspecting taxpayers nationwide have fallen victim to a rash of telephone scams from callers impersonating IRS representatives. Last week, the IRS released a video on both their website and YouTube channel to educate taxpayers about the scam. According to the IRS, many of these convincing imposters, who demand immediate payment for past due taxes, are tech savvy enough to make their caller ID look as though they are calling from the IRS. A key point the IRS stresses in the video is that they will never demand money by phone without first sending taxpayers a notice by mail.

Watch the full video to protect yourself.

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