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

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? homepage


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 can help you.

Spread the Word

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