Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week

January 25-29, 2016

Tax identity theft happens when someone uses your Social Security number to get a tax refund or a job. Find out what you can do about it, and how you can help others during Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week. For information about identity theft in general, visit ftc.gov/idtheft.

You will have an opportunity to learn more about tax identity theft at the following events:

What is Tax Identity Theft?

Tax-Related Identity Theft

Do you know the warning signs that an identity thief is using your Social Security number?

What can you do if you’re a victim of Tax Identity Theft?

 

IdentityTheft.gov homepage

Visit IdentityTheft.gov

Get the federal government’s one-stop resource to help you report and recover from identity theft. Get step-by-step advice, sample letters, and other helpful resources. Recovering from identity theft is easier with a plan and identitytheft.gov can help you.

Spread the Word

Use these sample materials to raise awareness about tax identity theft.