Five Individuals Arrested for Fraud in IRS Phone Scams

May 24, 2016 TIGTA – 2016-15 Contact: Karen Kraushaar, Director of Communications Karen.Kraushaar@tigta.treas.gov (202) 622-6500 Five Individuals Arrested for Fraud in IRS Phone Scams WASHINGTON — J. Russell George, Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA), announced the arrests of five individuals based upon criminal complaints alleging that they were …

IRS Scams – Don’t be Fooled!

The IRS does not initiate contact with taxpayers by email to request personal or financial information. This includes any type of electronic communication, such as text messages and social media channels. ‪If you get an unsolicited email that appears to be from the IRS, please report it by sending it …

IRS to Hold Webinar for U.S. Overseas Taxpayers on Foreign Earned Income Exclusion

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service will hold a free online, web-based information session to assist U.S. overseas taxpayers in understanding the foreign earned income exclusion on Wednesday, June 29. In general, a U.S. citizen or a resident alien of the United States living abroad is taxed on their worldwide …