Posts Tagged ‘IRS’

LAST NOTICE: Your Federal Tax Payment ID Has Been Rejected

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

Guess what? The IRS has rejected your Tax Payment ID.

At first we thought this was an attempt to phish EFTPS credentials but after clicking the bogus link to eftps.gov (Warning: don’t try this at home) we found out otherwise. It does eventually send you to eftps.gov but not until after it tries to “borrow” your computer. more »

How To Take Advantage of the Economic Stimulus Plan

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 has been controversial since before its passage in February of 2009. Everyone seems to have an opinion on whether or not it’s a good idea; if it’s enough or not; or how it should be implemented.

Regardless of the relative merits of the idea, there are many ways of cashing in on the stimulus package and not all of them involve the government.

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IRS Refund Fraud Emails – On Their Way

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

In what seems to be a weekly rotation, we’re now seeing an uptick in fraudulent IRS Refund Phishing emails.

Typical subjects for this scam include:

  • IRS e-file refund notification!
  • IRS – Tax Refund Notification
  • Tax Refund!!

IRS Refund Fraud

IRS Refund Fraud

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