Tax Hacks 2016: Avoid These Tax-Related Scams

2. Fraudulent email from the IRS

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Let’s be very clear: The IRS lives in the Stone Age. The agency does not email.

So, the IRS won’t be sending you an email saying you need to click a link and verify your identity to get a refund. Likewise, you won’t go to jail if you don’t click on an alleged IRS link and fill in your personal information.

It’s all a ruse to get you to give up information to the bad guys so they can steal from you.

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