This is becoming a trend on this blog but the IRS recently released a Fact Sheet outlining how the IRS will contact you as well as methods of payment and the "US Treasury" as the only payee requested. In our hustle and bustle world of today, social media and email have become a major vehicle for scammers to conduct their thievery. Familiarize yourself with the Fact Sheet so you will be ready if the "IRS" ever contacts you. The Fact Sheet can be found here.
J. Alan Hayes