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IRS warns of child tax credit scams

August 12, 2021

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is warning taxpayers of ongoing scams related to the child tax credit — with some landing directly in Americans’ email or smartphone. “Right now we’re seeing scammers trying to take advantage of the American public by attempting to gain information — using phone calls, emails, text messages, through social media… [Read More]

Department of Revenue Secretary Peter Barca warns of scams related to COVID-19

April 9, 2020

Reminds taxpayers to never share personal information via phone, email or text Department of Revenue Secretary Peter Barca has some very simple and important information to share with Wisconsinites waiting for stimulus checks from the IRS. “The IRS will never call, text, or email you to ask for personal or banking information, and neither will… [Read More]