The emails are designed to trick taxpayers into thinking these are official communications from the IRS or others in the tax industry, including tax software companies. They are usually requesting that you follow a link and update your information. Do not follow links in these e-mails or provide your personal information in response. Instead, send these e-mails to firstname.lastname@example.org. We suggest you read the full bulletin from the IRS in the link below.
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