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 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- If you find a suspicious website that claims to be the IRS, please send the site’s URL by email to email@example.com, using the subject line: suspicious website.
For more information on phishing scams, please see Suspicious e-Mails and Identity Theft.