It’s the time of year when we scramble to gather our W-2s to file taxes before the April 17 individual income tax deadline.
Unfortunately, identity thieves also are scrambling to gather your personal information to file fraudulent tax returns. How can you prevent an identity thief from stealing your refund? Below are a few helpful tips on protecting your identity this tax season:
Store your personal information and financial documents in a safe place. Avoid carrying your Social Security card with you and keep financial documents in a secure location.
Be aware of impersonators. Don’t give personal information over the …Read More