IRS ALERT: Form W-2 & Phishing Scams

Tax Season Could Bring New Surge in Phishing Scheme.

The IRS, States and tax industry warn employers to beware of the Form W-2 Scam. All payroll personnel should be educated about the phishing scam “Form W-2” that has victimized thousands in 2017.

This is one of the most dangerous phishing email scams in the tax community. The last two tax seasons have seen payroll personnel across the country being tricked into allowing the cyber criminals access to sensitive information for entire companies.

Affecting all types of employers, the Form W-2 scam has caused damage to businesses, both large and small, as well as public schools, universities, hospitals, tribal governments and even charities.

Continue reading about the new surge in phishing schemes.

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