Identity Theft Video Series Available
In coordination with the state revenue departments and the tax industry, the Internal Revenue Service is releasing a series of YouTube video tax tips designed to provide people critical information to help protect their tax and financial data.
The first of the Security Awareness YouTube videos includes tips from four state officials reminding taxpayers to check online accounts for problems, look for secure sites when shopping online and be careful to avoid phishing scams. The videos will be released daily over the next week. Additional videos are in the process of being released, including:
- Guide to IRS Form 14039: Identity Theft Affidavit (turbotax.intuit.com)
- It’s Tax Time! As W-2s Roll In, Protect Your Personal Information (allstate.com)
- TurboTax – Tax Tips If You Have Had Your Identity Stolen (turbotax.intuit.com)