Skip to main content
Tax Fraud

You could be a victim if identity thieves commit tax-related crimes or fraud in your name. That includes filing for a fake tax refund. Learn how to help protect yourself against tax-fraud scammers.

Tax Fraud Related Articles
Tax Fraud: What You Need to Know
Stay informed about the latest identity theft news and stories about what law enforcement and elected officials are doing to protect consumers from becoming victims.
Read More
COVID-19 Relief Fraud and Its Tax Impact: What You Need to Know
Fraudsters are using coronavirus aid programs to commit ID theft and steal funds. Learn how to help protect yourself against COVID-19-related fraud.
Read More
IP PINs for Everyone: How This IRS Security Tool Could Help Protect You From Identity Theft
The IRS is giving taxpayers a new tool to help prevent tax-related identity theft: an Identity Protection Personal Identification Number. Here’s how it works.
Read More
Why You Should File Your Taxes Early in 2019
This and every tax season, file your taxes early — to try to avoid tax-refund identity theft.
Read More
Massive Identity Theft, Tax Return Scam Affects 11,000 People
A federal grand jury in Pennsylvania has indicted 16 people in a massive identity theft and tax return scam that affected an estimated 11,000 people.
Read More
IRS Less Responsive to ID Theft Victims Due to Budget Cuts
Stay informed about the latest identity theft news and stories about what law enforcement and elected officials are doing to protect consumers from becoming victims.
Read More
FTC Advice: File Your Taxes Early
January and February are prime season for identity thieves hoping to rake in thousands of dollars by committing tax fraud to steal tax refunds.
Read More
Death and Taxes—and Social Security Numbers
A government report says there are 6.4 million active Social Security numbers for people 112-years and up. Maybe death and taxes aren't so certain.
Read More

Start your protection,
enroll in minutes.