Report Phishing and Online Scams

The IRS doesn't initiate contact with taxpayers by email, text messages or social media channels to request personal or financial information. This includes requests for PIN numbers, passwords or similar access information for credit cards, banks or other financial accounts.Use tab to go to the next focusable element

What is phishing?

What to do if you receive a suspicious IRS-related email

What to do if you receive a suspicious IRS-related telephone call

How do I verify contact from the IRS?

What if I receive an email requesting W2 information?

What if I am a tax preparer and I receive or I am a victim of an IRS-related or tax-related email?

What if I receive an unsolicited email that references the IRS or taxes?

What to do if you receive an unsolicited IRS-related fax

What to do if you receive an unsolicited solicitation involving a stock or share purchase, that involves suspicious IRS or Department of Treasury documents such as "advance fees" or "penalties"

What if I receive an unsolicited text message or Short Message Service (SMS) message claiming to be from the IRS?

What if I receive a phishing email that is not IRS or tax-related?

What if I want to train my employees on IRS or tax-related phishing emails by conducting a tax-related phishing exercise?

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