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June 14, 2022

IRS warns of continued tax scams for 2022

cybersecurity tip of the week

The IRS cautions taxpayers to be on the lookout for any email, text, phone call, or social media scheme that promises tax benefits or requests money or personal information. Recent scams include unemployment fraud, pandemic payments, fake employment offers, and fake charities.

The IRS communicates only through mail correspondence, and any other method should be considered fraudulent. If you have questions, verify directly through Always verify that a request is legitimate before responding with personal data or a donation. See the IRS Dirty Dozen series of articles on fraud for more information and tips.

See our CTR Cyber page for more cybersecurity internal controls and contact [email protected] with any incidents or suspected incidents of fraud or cyber threats or if you need support from our Statewide Risk Management Team.

State agencies, please see our recent Close/Open video on Cyber Risks, Mitigation, Banking Changes, and other Protections.