IRS warns against new phishing scams for 2019 tax season

FedScoop: As tax season begins to hit full swing, the IRS is warning filers and professionals about familiar phishing scams and some new ones, particularly in the wake of major data breaches in the past year.

The warning comes this week as part of the rollout of IRS’s “Dirty Dozen” list of tax scams, which has historically focused on basic but timeless techniques like spoofed phone calls but has since evolved to modern scams, like phishing.

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