The holiday online shopping season is a prime time for cybercriminals and identity thieves to trick shoppers into giving up financial, identity or password information.
The Internal Revenue Service and its partners urge you to follow a few safe practices that will increase your security online and help protect you from identity theft.
The IRS, state tax agencies and the tax professional industry are asking for your help in their effort to combat identity theft and fraudulent tax returns. Working in partnership with you, we can make a difference.
That’s why the IRS launched a public awareness campaign that they call Taxes. Security. Together. They've also launched a series of security awareness tips that can help protect you from cybercriminals.
The Monday after Thanksgiving Day is known as Cyber Monday – the online equivalent to Black Friday -- as shoppers head to retailers’ websites.
Here are a few basic steps to make your shopping season safer:
The IRS, state tax agencies and the tax industry joined together as the Security Summit to enact a series of initiative to help protect you from tax-related identity theft in 2017. And you can help by taking these basic steps.