IRS Scam Calls

Beware of IRS Scam calls from the IRS. From the IRS website the following are 5 signs that the call is a scam.
IRS Spam Calls1. Call to demand immediate payment, nor will we call about taxes owed without first having mailed you a bill.

2. Demand that you pay taxes without giving you the opportunity to question or appeal the amount they say you owe.

3. Require you to use a specific payment method for your taxes, such as a prepaid debit card.

4. Ask for credit or debit card numbers over the phone.

5. Threaten to bring in local police or other law-enforcement groups to have you arrested for not paying.

If you should receive this phone call you may report the incident to the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) at 1-800-366-4484 or at

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