Even though we all survived tax season and somehow reached the deadline, that doesn't mean the scam artists have reached their end and have moved away from their devious ways until next year. In fact, this is a prime time to be contacted by a scammer due to returns being recently filed. According to this notice from the IRS, scammers are "spoofing" the phone numbers of local Taxpayer Assistance Centers (TAC) to give their scam some credibility. Click on the article to get more details and to get some pointers on the IRS methods when they need to contact you.
J. Alan Hayes