Over the past several months, we have spoken with many individuals who have received threatening phone calls from the "IRS". The caller may demand immediate payment of back taxes, ask for a credit card number over the phone, or even threaten a lawsuit or arrest for failure to comply.
This is a widespread scam that is becoming more prevalent. As we approach tax season, it is more important than ever to be diligent and protect your personal information. To help you identify scammers, I've put together a list of 6 things the real IRS will never do.