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Avoid These Common Tax Scams

BBB Urges the Public to Be Cautious This Tax Season


MISSOULA - With tax season underway and Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week set to kick-off Jan. 31, Better Business Bureau (BBB) serving the Northwest is reminding the public to be vigilant with their personal information.

Tax collection scams were the most reported fraud cases to BBB in 2016 with more than 7,500 reported.

BBB serving the Northwest is urging consumers to be wary of unsolicited phone calls, emails or letters purported to be from the IRS or any official-sounding government agency.

Watch for these common tax related scams:

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