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Communication from the IRS

Now that Tax Day has passed, some consumers may open their mailbox to find a letter from the IRS. The IRS will always communicate via mail, so it is essential to read the letter carefully and in its entirety. The IRS may reach out for various reasons, including a change in your refund, a question regarding your tax return, a request for more information, or a balance is due.
If the request is for an audit, give our team a call, we are always available to assist you throughout the entire process.
It is important to respond timely to any request sent via the IRS and act accordingly. If a balance is requested, pay as soon as possible to avoid further issues. Options for payment installments can be found on the IRS website.
The IRS will only reach out via email, phone calls, or emails claiming to be the IRS should be considered fraudulent.

IRS Rolls Out New Digital Security Tools

The IRS is implementing tools to reduce the possibility of identity theft. Over the next year, users will begin using ID.me to access digital tools including any online accounts and the Child Tax Credit Update Portal.

The IRS is focusing on security improvements over the next year to ensure that “taxpayer information is provided only to the person who legally has a right to the data.” (IRS)

According to the release, those who already have IRS accounts can log in as normal until next summer but are encouraged to create an ID.me account as soon as possible.

To set up an account, users will need proof of identity in the form of a driver’s license or passport.

The IRS has created a website to assist with the ID.me sign-in process.

Click the link below to learn more.

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