Hearing a voice on the other end of the phone claiming to be the IRS can send chills up the average person’s spine. If you get the call, tell the caller that you don’t do IRS transactions over the phone. Ask them to send you any relevant information in the mail. Don’t give your out mailing address. If they were legitimate, they would already have it.
You have to be strong in your resolve. Some people actually cave into the scammers’ demands and send hard-earned cash.
You have to be strong in your resolve. Some people actually cave into the scammers’ demands and send hard-earned cash. America’s seniors lose billions of dollars due to such scams each year. Seniors, especially, are advised not to answer phone calls from numbers they don’t recognize.
Realizing that the IRS doesn’t sue people is a good start for protecting your money and assets.
Find out more at www.irs.gov.
For tax forms and information on IRS payments, visit www.irs.gov.