The IRS never calls to demand immediate payment over the phone, nor will the agency call about taxes owed without first having mailed you several bills.
The average American household spends $2,127 on real-estate property taxes each year, with property-owners in New Jersey shelling out the highest average at $4,029.
That’s more than twice the number of accounts than the IRS has previously said were possibly affected by hackers.
Last year, the IRS issued 109 million refunds, with an average refund of $2,797.
Here’s a summary of renewed or expanded tax breaks for consumer households, some of which have been made permanent.
The IRS said it will mail letters to the taxpayers whose accounts may have been accessed and will provide free credit monitoring services.
“For the segment of taxpayers who required help from the IRS , the filing season was by far the worst in memory.”
New and expanded strategies include improved methods to validate taxpayers’ identities when they file returns. The new steps entail more sharing of data about trends in suspected identity fraud.
These planes shoot photos from all directions, which makes changes to home properties easier to track and measure.
The criminals used data obtained from other sources to steal tax forms full of personal and financial information on 104,000 taxpayers.