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Tax Tip Tuesday: Tip #54, Be Aware of New Text Message Scam

December 01, 2020

local accounting firms near me - Amanda Fricton Certified Public Accountant Bio IMGThe IRS, state tax agencies and the tax industry are warning of a new text scam created by thieves that trick people into disclosing bank account information under the guise of receiving the $1,200 Economic Impact Payment.

The IRS, states and industry, working together as the Security Summit, remind taxpayers that neither the IRS nor state agencies will ever text taxpayers asking for bank account information so that an EIP deposit may be made.

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