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:
- Jan. 26, 2 p.m.: the FTC and AARP’s Fraud Watch Network and Tax Aide Program will co-host a webinar for consumers addressing how tax identity theft happens and what people should do if they become a victim.
- Jan. 27, 11 am E.S.T: Twitter Chat with Information for Veterans about Tax IDT, hosted by FTC and Department of Veterans Affairs
- Jan. 28, 1 pm E.S.T: Assisting Victims of Tax Identity Theft, a webinar hosted by FTC and IRS
- Jan. 29, 2 pm E.S.T: FTC and ITRC Twitter Chat #IDTheftChat