What do you need to do if your identity has been stolen?

The following contains information from the publication 4535 on the IRS website. To view the complete publication, clink here. The information below relates generally to tax account problems. Much of this information can be found on the IRS website here. The information below will get you started.

What if you are a victim of identity theft?

If you think your identity has been compromised please don't take it lightly. You need to take immediate steps.

How do you know if your tax records have been affected?

Usually an identity thief uses a legitimate taxpayer's identity to fraudulently file a tax return and claim a refund and/or they are unable to get a Social Security Number legally to allow them to work.
Generally, the identity thief will use a stolen SSN to file a forged tax return and attempt to get a fraudulent refund early in the filing season.
You may be unaware that this has happened until you file your return later in the filing season and discover that two returns have been filed using the same SSN. Be alert to possible identity theft if you receive an IRS notice or letter that states:

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