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How To Avoid ID Theft During Tax Season

Tuesday, April 2, 2013 - 2:11 PM

How to avoid identity theft, from Scambook - Personal finance -

Useful and timely reminders for tax season, read it and take notice.
51hh51hh1,476 posts since
Jan 16, 2010
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1. Friday, May 10, 2013 - 3:58 AM
File your taxes as soon as possible so no thief can take advantage of your information before you can. If you are going to mail the documents, do it personally. If you are filing electronically, make sure that your internet connection is secure and your antivirus is up-to-date. As much as possible, avoid saving tax-related documents in CDs, flash drives and hard drives as you will never know who might look at them. Watch out for scams and IRS phishing emails and report them immediately. Just follow these things and you will surely be safe from identity theft during tax season.
amyjk5amyjk520 posts since
Mar 29, 2013
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