Once again this year, we are warned that, while we are being encouraged to file our income tax returns via the Internet, this method does hold certain dangers. In an effort to minimize the chances of you becoming the victim of a tax-related scam, the Sheriff’s Office offers the following precautions.
• Should you need information, forms, instructions or to contact the IRS for any reason, use only the one official website, www.irs.gov, or the official telephone number, 800-829-1040. There are thousands of phony websites and phone numbers operated by criminals whose only interest is obtaining personal, financial information about you.
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