How To Protect Yourself from Tax Identity Theft

Tax return and other tax-related identity theft is a growing problem that CPAs can help their clients with—both in taking preventive actions and in correcting problems after an identity thief has struck.

Tax return identity theft occurs when someone uses a taxpayer’s personal information, such as name and Social Security number (SSN), without permission to commit fraud on tax returns to claim refunds or other credits to which a taxpayer is not entitled, or for other crimes... Read More.

 IRS  Guide to Taxpayer Identity Theft

IRS  ID Theft Toolkit