Detailed below are valuable resources to protect yourself from tax fraud and identity theft. Links from government resources, private industry, general news articles and informational videos are provided. Some sample topics below include the list of steps to minimize ID theft damage, reporting identity theft and getting a recovery plan and best practices in protecting you and your data.
** Remember file your taxes as early as possible and apply for a e-Filing PIN
(an e-Filing PIN is assigned each year, it is used to verify your identity when filing your taxes online)
What to Do if You Are a Victim of Tax Fraud
Protecting Yourself Against Tax Fraud
Protecting Yourself Against Identity Theft
Tax Fraud Videos