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Three Common Tax Scams to Avoid

Learn how to spot these tricky situations.

Each year during tax season thousands of people fall victim to tax scams through phishing emails, fake charities, IRS impersonators, and other fraud. Know what to do if you find yourself on the receiving end of one of these tax scams.

Scam #1: IRS Impersonation

Scam #2: Fake Charities

Scam #3: Phishing Emails

Get more information on common tax schemes from the IRS’ “Dirty Dozen” list. If you’ve been a tax fraud victim, report it: Call the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration at 1-800-366-4484.

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