So what exactly is Tax Identity Theft?
It happens when someone uses your personal info to file a fraudulent tax return. With Tax Identity Care from H&R Block, we help you better protect your tax identity by helping you apply for additional safeguards with the IRS. And if you are a victim of tax identity theft, our restoration experts are here to help.
With Tax Identity Care, our experts help you apply for the additional safeguards provided by the IRS. Depending on your circumstance, the IRS may assign you an IP PIN or an Identity Theft Indicator. Both are layers of protection that proactively help to better protect you from becoming a victim of tax identity theft.
If you are a victim of tax identity theft when you purchase Tax Identity Care, our tax identity restoration experts are here to help. You'll have a dedicated specialist assigned to your case to guide and support you in rightfully restoring your tax identity. Our support includes filing affidavits on your behalf, filing a police report, notifying other institutions you may have accounts with, and more. Bottom line? We'll help you get your refund as fast as possible.
There's a reason why Tax Identity Care is so important.
Actually, there are billions.
In 2014 alone, the IRS stopped more than $15 billion of fraudulent tax refunds, including those related to tax identity theft*. That's billion with a "b." In 2016, the number of suspicious returns stopped by new fraud filters increased by more than 700,000 from the year before*. The point is simple. IRS identity theft is a real problem – and it's getting worse every year. And the need to guard your IRS tax ID with tax identity protection services has never been greater.*Statistics from IRS.gov
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