In IR-2020-259, the Internal Revenue Service announced that November 30 to December 4, 2020 will be the Annual National Tax Security Awareness Week. Each year, the IRS highlights the best methods for protecting individuals or businesses from identity theft and other security risks.
IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig stated, "As the holiday season and tax season approach, everyone should remember to take basic steps to protect themselves. With more taxpayers and tax preparers working remotely, identity thieves are trying to use COVID-19 to scare and scam people out of their identities or money. All of us must be on guard and use the strongest security measures we can. The goal of National Tax Security Awareness Week...More