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The IRS does not initiate contact with taxpayers by email to request personal or financial information. This includes any type of electronic communication, such as text messages and social media channels.

What is phishing?
Phishing is a scam typically carried out by unsolicited email and/or websites that pose as legitimate sites and lure unsuspecting victims to provide personal and financial information.

All unsolicited email claiming to be from either the IRS or any other IRS-related components such as the Office of Professional Responsibility or EFTPS, should be reported to phishing@irs.gov.

However, if you have experienced monetary losses due to an IRS-related incident please file a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission through their Complaint Assistant to make that information available to investigators.

ALERT: IRS Warns of Phone Scam

What to do if you receive a suspicious IRS-related communication

If

Then

You receive an email claiming to be from the IRS that contains a request for personal information …
  1. Do not reply.
  2. Do not open any attachments. Attachments may contain malicious code that will infect your computer.
  3. Do not click on any links.
    If you clicked on links in a suspicious email or phishing website and entered confidential information, visit our identity protection page.
  4. Forward the email as-is, to us at phishing@irs.gov.
  5. After you forward the email and/or header information to us, delete the original email message you received.

Note:
Please forward the full original email to us at phishing@irs.gov. Do not forward scanned images of printed emails as that strips the email of valuable information only available in the electronic copy.

You discover a website on the Internet that claims to be the IRS but you suspect it is bogus … ... send the URL of the suspicious site to phishing@irs.gov. Please add in the subject line of the email, 'Suspicious website'.
You receive a phone call or paper letter via mail from an individual claiming to be the IRS but you suspect they are not an IRS employee …

Phone call:

  1. Ask for a call back number and employee badge number.
  2. Contact the IRS to determine if the caller is an IRS employee with a legitimate need to contact you.
  3. If you determine the person calling you is an IRS employee with a legitimate need to contact you, call them back.

Letter or notice via paper mail:

  1. Contact the IRS to determine if the mail is a legitimate IRS letter.
  2. If it is a legitimate IRS letter, reply if needed.

Report the incident to the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration if the caller or party that sent the paper letter is not legitimate.

You receive an unsolicited e-mail or fax, involving a stock or share purchase 

... and you are a U.S. citizen located in the United States or its territories or a U.S. citizen living abroad.

  1. Complete the appropriate complaint form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
  2. Forward email to phishing@irs.gov.
    Please add in the subject line of the email, 'Stock'.
  3. If you are a victim of monetary or identity theft, you may submit a complaint through the FTC Complaint Assistant.  

... and you are not a U.S. citizen and reside outside the United States.

  1. Complete the appropriate complaint form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
  2. Contact your securities regulator and file a complaint.
  3. Forward email to phishing@irs.gov.
    Please add in the subject line of the e-mail, 'Stock'.
  4. If you are a victim of monetary or identity theft, you may report your complaint to econsumer.gov.
You receive an unsolicited fax (such as Form W8-BEN) claiming to be from the IRS, requesting personal information … Contact the IRS to determine if the fax is from the IRS.
  • If you learn the fax is not from the IRS, please send us the information via email at phishing@irs.gov. In the subject line of the email, please type the word ‘FAX’.
You receive a text message or Short Message Service (SMS) message claiming to be from the IRS …
  1. Do not reply.
  2. Do not open any attachments. Attachments may contain malicious code that will infect your computer or mobile phone.
  3. Do not click on any links. If you clicked on links in a suspicious SMS and entered confidential information, visit our identity protection page.
  4. Forward the text as-is, to us at 202-552-1226. Note: Standard text messaging rates apply.
  5. If possible, in a separate text, forward the originating number to us at 202-552-1226
  6. After you forward the text, please delete the original text.

You have a tax-related question ...

Note: Do not submit tax-related questions to phishing@irs.gov.

If you have a tax-related question, unrelated to phishing or identity theft, please contact the IRS.

How to identify phishing email scams claiming to be from the IRS and bogus IRS websites


The IRS does not initiate contact with taxpayers by email to request personal or financial information. This includes any type of electronic communication, such as text messages and social media channels.

The IRS does not:

  • request detailed personal information through e-mail.
  • send any communication requesting your PIN numbers, passwords or similar access information for credit cards, banks or other financial accounts.

What to do if you receive a suspicious email message that does not claim to be from the IRS

 If

 Then

You receive a suspicious phishing email not claiming to be from the IRS ... Forward the email as-is to reportphishing@antiphishing.org.
You receive an email you suspect contains malicious code or a malicious attachment and you HAVE clicked on the link or downloaded the attachment … Visit OnGuardOnline.gov to learn what to do if you suspect you have malware on your computer.
You receive an email you suspect contains malicious code or a malicious attachment and you HAVE NOT clicked on the link or downloaded the attachment … Forward the email to your Internet Service Provider’s abuse department and/or to spam@uce.gov.

 

 

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Unemployed file taxes 3. Unemployed file taxes   Gifts Table of Contents If you give gifts in the course of your trade or business, you can deduct all or part of the cost. Unemployed file taxes This chapter explains the limits and rules for deducting the costs of gifts. Unemployed file taxes $25 limit. Unemployed file taxes   You can deduct no more than $25 for business gifts you give directly or indirectly to each person during your tax year. Unemployed file taxes A gift to a company that is intended for the eventual personal use or benefit of a particular person or a limited class of people will be considered an indirect gift to that particular person or to the individuals within that class of people who receive the gift. Unemployed file taxes   If you give a gift to a member of a customer's family, the gift is generally considered to be an indirect gift to the customer. Unemployed file taxes This rule does not apply if you have a bona fide, independent business connection with that family member and the gift is not intended for the customer's eventual use. Unemployed file taxes   If you and your spouse both give gifts, both of you are treated as one taxpayer. Unemployed file taxes It does not matter whether you have separate businesses, are separately employed, or whether each of you has an independent connection with the recipient. Unemployed file taxes If a partnership gives gifts, the partnership and the partners are treated as one taxpayer. Unemployed file taxes Example. Unemployed file taxes Bob Jones sells products to Local Company. Unemployed file taxes He and his wife, Jan, gave Local Company three gourmet gift baskets to thank them for their business. Unemployed file taxes They paid $80 for each gift basket, or $240 total. Unemployed file taxes Three of Local Company's executives took the gift baskets home for their families' use. Unemployed file taxes Bob and Jan have no independent business relationship with any of the executives' other family members. Unemployed file taxes They can deduct a total of $75 ($25 limit × 3) for the gift baskets. Unemployed file taxes Incidental costs. Unemployed file taxes   Incidental costs, such as engraving on jewelry, or packaging, insuring, and mailing, are generally not included in determining the cost of a gift for purposes of the $25 limit. Unemployed file taxes   A cost is incidental only if it does not add substantial value to the gift. Unemployed file taxes For example, the cost of gift wrapping is an incidental cost. Unemployed file taxes However, the purchase of an ornamental basket for packaging fruit is not an incidental cost if the value of the basket is substantial compared to the value of the fruit. Unemployed file taxes Exceptions. Unemployed file taxes   The following items are not considered gifts for purposes of the $25 limit. Unemployed file taxes An item that costs $4 or less and: Has your name clearly and permanently imprinted on the gift, and Is one of a number of identical items you widely distribute. Unemployed file taxes Examples include pens, desk sets, and plastic bags and cases. Unemployed file taxes Signs, display racks, or other promotional material to be used on the business premises of the recipient. Unemployed file taxes    Figure B. Unemployed file taxes When Are Transportation Expenses Deductible? Most employees and self-employed persons can use this chart. Unemployed file taxes (Do not use this chart if your home is your principal place of business. Unemployed file taxes See Office in the home . Unemployed file taxes ) Please click here for the text description of the image. Unemployed file taxes Figure B. Unemployed file taxes When Are Local Transportation Expenses Deductible?TAs for Figure B are: Reg 1. Unemployed file taxes 162-1(a); RR 55–109; RR 94–47 Gift or entertainment. 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