Just Hang Up on Telephone Scammers!

This past Spring, the IRS became aware of telephone scammers posing as IRS agents.

If you think you have been scammed, please call 1-800-829-1040.

Please fill out an online complaint form to report the incident to the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration: 

Please also see the linked web pages below for additional information about the scam, and how you can report any type of questionable contact.

IRS news release from April 

Original TIGTA press release from March

FTC page regarding debt collector scams

FTC blog posting from May specific to IRS scams