Special Report and Client Summary: What to Do If Your Client Is a Victim of Tax-Related Identity Theft
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Checkpoint Special Report:
What to Do If Your Client Is a Victim of Tax-Related Identity Theft
According to the FTC, for the sixth consecutive year, tax-related identity theft was the most commonly reported type of identity theft in 2015. In fact, tax ID theft accounts for almost half of the total identity theft complaints the FTC received. The IRS is beefing up its efforts in the fight against identity theft despite continued threats and attacks on its outdated systems.
This special report, What to Do if Your Client is a Victim of Tax-Related Identity Theft, provides an overview of the topic — including how to protect against, spot and respond to tax ID theft.
Checkpoint Client Summary:
Could Thieves Steal Your Refund?
Educate your clients on the topic of tax-related identity theft with our Checkpoint Client Summary, Tax Identity Theft: Could Thieves Steal Your Refund? This short summary explains the forms tax ID theft can take, its ramifications, how to avoid becoming a victim and what to do if targeted.
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PPC’s Guide to Tax-Related Identity Theft provides detailed guidance and practical aids to help tax practitioners identify and verify when tax ID theft has occurred, efficiently and effectively resolve ID theft issues for their clients (including how to file complaints with the Federal Trade Commission, report the theft to the IRS, handle misuse of a client’s SSN, and resolve tax reporting issues) and advise clients on steps they can take to protect their personal information (whether or after ID theft has occurred).
The Checkpoint IRS Response Library provides subscribers the comfort and confidence to efficiently and effectively respond to IRS taxpayer notices and represent clients in many types of engagements.