2021 – 08/06 Tax-related identity theft can happen if someone steals your personal information to commit tax fraud. As part of its “Boost Security Immunity” campaign, the IRS is promoting tighter security using effective tools such as multi-factor authentication. This allows a taxpayer to add another layer of protection. It can involve a security code sent to a mobile device, a personal ID number or a fingerprint, in addition to a username and password. Also recommended is the use of regularly updated anti-virus software. For more information about guarding your own identity:

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