This is Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week, and many federal agencies are offering consumers information and resources on the topic. US-CERT encourages taxpayers, business owners, and tax preparers to educate themselves on tax identity theft by reading Internal Revenue Service (IRS) publication Taxes.Security.Together. and the US-CERT Tips on Identity Theft. Users can also check out these events on avoiding tax identity theft hosted by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), IRS, Department of Veterans Affairs, and other agencies.
United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team. (2017). Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week [Alerts]. Retrieved from https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2017/01/31/Tax-Identity-Theft-Awareness-Week