Protecting Yourself from Tax ID Theft
by Deirdre Blake
posted Jan 21 2014 7:39AM
Tax-related identity theft is a rapidly growing problem, accounting for nearly half of all complaints to the government about I-D fraud.
To protect yourself, file on-line, not through the mail. Do it from a secure computer, on a password protectednetwork and file early. The IRS has also beefed up its cyber security.