How to sign up for a tax identity protection PIN — Scam Guards


Taking steps to protect your identity, especially when it’s in relation to your personal tax affairs is vital now that cases of fraud continue to be an issue. Despite the best efforts of the IRS, and even if you have the best identity theft protection, it’s still possible to become a victim of fraud.

If criminals get hold of your Social Security number, and other personal details, they may go after your tax refund too, which is even more stressful as it could leave you out of pocket. If you have been unfortunate enough to become a victim of tax identity fraud then there are additional steps you can subsequently take so that it hopefully doesn’t happen again.

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