Tax Season Is Here, And So Are The Scammers!

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Tax Season Is Here, And So Are The Scammers! 

Now that tax season is here, local law enforcement agencies are starting to hear reports from residents receiving tax calls from scammers claiming to be with the IRS. This type of scam often occurs in the months leading up to tax day, which this year falls on Tuesday, April 17th. The Sheriff’s Office reports that sometimes residents will receive a recording claiming it is their final notice to pay the IRS, or a tax discrepancy has been received, and it is urgent to return the call. Other times people have reported receiving a call from someone with the IRS who makes threats about a warrant being issued for their arrest. If you receive one of these calls you should call the IRS directly at 1-877-382-4357.