Overdue Federal Taxes may be sent to Private Collection Agencies

Starting this month, the IRS will begin sending letters to taxpayers with overdue federal tax accounts being assigned to private-sector collection agencies. The new program enables these private agencies to collect unpaid tax debts on the government’s behalf, all of which are several years old. Those with overdue taxes will always receive multiple notifications, letters … Read more

IRS Warns of New W-2 Email Scam

The IRS renewed a warning about an e-mail scam that uses a corporate officer’s name to request employee Forms W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, from company payroll or human resources departments, the agency said January 25 in a news release. In the scam, cybercriminals tricked payroll and human resource officials into disclosing employee names, Social Security … Read more