Colorado Springs tax attorney Willhelm Feld has written the following article which tells about the warning signs to watch out for so you won’t fall prey to tax-related identity theft.
Identity theft has become quite rampant with the advent of modern technology and sadly, this has placed individuals who have been victims in a very delicate situation. An identity thief targets credit cards and bank account records to steal money from you.
But apart from stealing your funds using your personal information, he can also use stolen personal data for tax purposes.
While the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is seriously implementing laws and safeguards to avoid identity theft, there are measures you can do on your own to help thwart identity thieves. By becoming aware of the following “red flags”, you are one step ahead in protecting yourself.