by Karl Utermohlen | April 10, 2014 8:06 pm
The IRS has warned taxpayers of a new tax scam making its way through the internet via e-mail.
The agency has said that the e-mail is a phishing scam and it has nothing to do with the IRS. “Your reported 2013 income is flagged for review due to a document processing error,” reads the e-mail.
“Your case has been forwarded to the Taxpayer Advocate Service for resolution assistance,” continues the e-mail. “To avoid delays processing your 2013 filing contact the Taxpayer Advocate Service for resolution assistance.”
Taxpayers who receive the e-mail should avoid responding it or clicking on any of the links attached to it. Additionally, the IRS is asking taxpayers to forward the scam e-mails to the agency at email@example.com.
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