IRS, Partners urge strong passwords help protect identities at tax time and beyond
IRS, Partners urge strong passwords help protect identities at tax time and beyond

The Internal Revenue Services and its partners, in the fight against identity theft, urge computer users to strengthen their passwords.

Online scams that impersonate the IRS
Online scams that impersonate the IRS

Consumers should protect themselves against online identity theft and other scams that increase during and linger after the filing season.

April 2nd, 4:24 pm
13 tips everyone should know about identity theft
13 tips everyone should know about identity theft

Identity theft often starts when someone's personal information is stolen or lost. These are the IRS' top tips to help you avoid becoming the victim of an identity thief.

January 9th, 2:59 pm
Taxpayers cautioned about bogus 'IRS' web sites
Taxpayers cautioned about bogus 'IRS' web sites

The Internal Revenue Service is urging taxpayers to be wary of unofficial Web sites that may take on the appearance of the official government Web site at www.irs.gov.

March 16th, 9:24 am
5 tax security strategies for small business
5 tax security strategies for small business

Tax time is prime time for cybercrooks, with all that financial data filed online. Here's how to protect your company's sensitive data.

February 28th, 3:08 pm
Be wary of anti-tax evasion schemes
Be wary of anti-tax evasion schemes

Since shortly after the federal income tax was enacted in 1913, some individuals and groups have encouraged others not to comply with the law. Here is how to rebuff their arguments.

IRS lists four more frivolous tax claims to avoid
IRS lists four more frivolous tax claims to avoid

The IRS has added four items to the list of frivolous tax claims. Taxpayers filing returns with frivolous claims face fines up to $5,000.

Understanding IRS guidance: A brief primer
Understanding IRS guidance: A brief primer

For anyone not familiar with the inner workings of tax administration, the array of IRS guidance may seem, well, a little puzzling at first glance. Here's some help.

Uncle Sam wants you to help nab tax cheats
Uncle Sam wants you to help nab tax cheats

The IRS has outlined how informants can report violations of the tax law and possibly claim a reward based on what is owed by the tax cheat. (The rewards, by the way, may be taxable.)