April 7, 2017
Beginning this week, the IRS will turn over some delinquent tax accounts to private tax collectors. But how will you know if a phone call from a collection agency saying that they are calling on behalf of the IRS is real?
This article has useful information to help you figure out if the call is legitimate or a scam.
The author reminds us: "...Regardless of whether you’re a taxpayer in good standing or one who still owes, you need to remain on guard against tax scammers pretending to be from the IRS or an IRS contractor."