New York – NY IRS Scam Notification

SALT Report 3712 – The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance today reminded New Yorkers to be mindful of tax scams. Despite the tax season being over, con artists are working year-round to swindle unsuspecting taxpayers out of cash and their personal information.

“We are receiving initial reports from taxpayers who received threatening calls perpetrated by individuals posing as Tax Department employees,” said New York State Commissioner of Taxation and Finance Jerry Boone. “We encourage taxpayers to contact us if they suspect they have received this type of malicious telephone call.”

For further Information:

http://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYTAX/bulletins/119aea8

http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/blog/irs-calling