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IRS-Related Coronavirus Scam Reporting

What kinds of things should you report?

  • Emails from entities posing as the IRS offering early Economic Impact Payment (EIP) delivery in return for your personally identifiable information (PII), bank account or credit card number.

  • Payment of fees and charges to receive your qualifying EIP.

  • Telephone call from individual claiming to be from the Treasury Department or IRS asking you for your PII, bank account or credit card number in order to receive your EIP.

  • Calls, emails, or other communications claiming to be from the Treasury Department or IRS and offering Coronavirus related grants or stimulus payments in exchange for personal financial information, or an advance fee, or charge of any kind, including the purchase of gift cards.

If you believe you have been a victim of an IRS-Related Coronavirus Scam, please fill out the form below.

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