IRS Reports Information Scams

Posted by BAS - 30 March, 2017


The IRS has identified an email scam targeting employers. The scammer poses as an internal company employee and asks the payroll or human resources department for copies of Forms W-2 and Social Security Number information for employees. 

The IRS encourages employers to report if they are subject to the scams by emailing More information can be found at Form W-2/SSN Data Theft: Information for Businesses and Payroll Service Providers.

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