FTC: Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week

Tax identity thieves and IRS imposters are ready for tax season, whether you are or not. Find out how to protect yourself, and what to do if someone you know becomes a victim, during Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week, January 30 through February 3.

What is tax identity theft? It happens when someone uses […]

EITC Awareness Day – Friday, January 27, 2017 Join us in making the 11th annual Awareness Day as successful as last year’s

EITC Awareness Day

Join us for Awareness Day On Friday, January 27, 2017

Join us in making the 11th annual Awareness Day as successful as last year’s. Last year, we had our first experience using Thunderclap. We had 255 participants with a combined social reach of over 372,000. And, supporters sponsored 241 live events and […]

CFPB Helping Consumers Prepare for Delays in Receiving Tax Refunds

Starting this tax season, consumers who claim the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) or the Additional Child Tax Credit (ACTC) on their income tax returns may have to wait longer than in previous years to receive their tax refund. Due to a new law, the IRS will not start […]

IRS Imposter Scams Infographic

IRS Imposter Scams Infographic

Scammers pretend to be IRS officials to get you to send them money.

https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/sites/default/files/articles/pdf/0519-irs-imposter-scams-infographic.pdf

EITC Awareness Day was January 29, 2016!

EITC Awareness Day – 10th Anniversary EITC Awareness Day was January 29, 2016!

It’s not too late to get involved!

See how below…

Each year, IRS joins partners nationwide to launch the EITC Awareness Day outreach campaign to ensure that millions of low-and moderate-income workers get the credit they deserve and get it right. The […]

Report identity theft and get a personal recovery plan at IdentityTheft.gov

Report identity theft and get a personal recovery plan at IdentityTheft.gov

Millions of people are affected by identity theft each year. It might start with a mysterious credit card charge, a bill you don’t recognize, or a letter from the IRS that says you already got your refund — even though you didn’t.

If someone […]

January 31 is EITC Awareness Day

EITC Awareness Day January 31, 2014

IRS invites community organizations, elected officials, state and local governments, schools, employers, and other interested parties to join a national grassroots effort on EITC Awareness Day, January 31, 2014, to spotlight EITC. IRS estimates four of five eligible taxpayers claim and get this important credit. Help ensure everyone gets […]

IRS Offers Videos to Help Taxpayers Preparing to File in 2014

IRS Offers Videos to Help Taxpayers Preparing to File in 2014

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is offering taxpayers a number of instructional YouTube videos to help prepare their taxes for the upcoming filing season, which begins on Jan. 31.

Several options are available to help taxpayers prepare for the 2014 tax season and get […]

FTC: Tax Identity Theft Awareness

Have You Heard About Tax Identity Theft?

Ready for tax season? If you haven’t heard about tax identity theft, you may not be.

Tax identity theft happens when someone files a phony tax return using your personal information — like your Social Security number — to get a tax refund from the IRS. It also […]

EITC Awareness Day – January 25

EITC Awareness Day

Mark your calendars- EITC Awareness Day is Friday, January 25, 2013 Plan now to be part of EITC Awareness Day on Friday, January 25,2013 and join with other charitable and social organizations, elected officials, state and local government agencies, employers, and other interested parties in your community to generate extensive mainstream […]