The latest incarnation of aggressive scammers impersonating IRS agents features fake IRS notices arriving by e-mail or snail mail.
According to the IRS, the fake notices labeled as “CP2000”, purport to be related to the Affordable Care Act and request information related to 2014. For further details, see the IRS announcement on this topic.
The CP2000 is a legitimate notice number that is mailed to taxpayers, which makes it even harder for you to realize it could be fraudulent. When in doubt, show the notice to your tax advisor, or call the IRS at 1.800.829.1040 to ask about the status …read more
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