Security for tax professionals
Security for tax professionals

Make Your Clients Aware of Last-Minute Phishing Email Scams

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Recently, the IRS released a bulletin warning tax professionals and taxpayers of last-minute phishing email scams, especially emails requesting last-minute deposit changes for refunds or account updates.

You can advise your clients:

  • Never open an attachment or link from an unknown or suspicious source because the email may infect a computer with malware or steal information.
  • The IRS does not send unsolicited emails or request sensitive data via email.
  • If your clients receive suspicious emails that appear to be from a tax software provider or from the IRS, they should forward them to

Access the full IRS bulletin here, and be sure to review other fraud and security articles on the Intuit® ProConnect™ Tax Pro Center.

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