Identity Theft and Identify Fraud have become a growing concern, especially with the hacks at large companies such as Target, Home Depot, and JP Morgan Chase. However, your identity may also be at risk with the growing number of fraudulent tax returns being filed each year.
Below are some resources on how to identify potential risk, determine if you have had your identity stolen, and what to do if someone has filed a false return with your information.
Here are two resources from the IRS:
And here are two additional resources from the AICPA:
Identity Theft Resources
If you have had a fraudulent tax return filed in your name or you have questions concerning tax identity theft, contact us.