Tax identity theft happens when someone uses your Social Security number to claim your tax refund.
Visit the Federal Trade Commission website for Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week (January 29-February 2, 2018) promotional materials and to learn more about protecting your identity.
You may also participate in Office for Victims of Crime‘s (OVC) free online training, Identity Theft Victim Assistance Online Training: Supporting Victims’ Financial and Emotional Recovery.
For additional information, visit the Fraud and Identity Theft page and the Taxpayer Guide to Identity Theft section of the Internal Revenue Service website.
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