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The IRS Has Released Its Top Scams of 2021 — Here’s What To Watch Out For

GOBankingRates Logo By Georgina Tzanetos of GOBankingRates | Slide 2 of 16: One very important thing to always remember is that the IRS will not initiate contact by phone, email, text or social media asking for Social Security numbers or other personal and financial information related to stimulus checks. In fact, if you ever receive a phone call asking for your social security number, hang up immediately and call an authorized IRS phone number on your own to verify it was the agency trying to contact you. Learn: How To Spot IRS Scams

The IRS Doesn't Call for Your SSN

One very important thing to always remember is that the IRS will not initiate contact by phone, email, text or social media asking for Social Security numbers or other personal and financial information related to stimulus checks. In fact, if you ever receive a phone call asking for your social security number, hang up immediately and call an authorized IRS phone number on your own to verify it was the agency trying to contact you.

Learn: How To Spot IRS Scams

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