Millions of mothers are crying tears of joy, ehhem, I mean sorrow, now that their children are going back to school. Back to school means getting your children clothes, supplies, and more. It is a time of mixed emotions and can be stressful. To add to that stress, there is a Back-to-School Scam you should be aware of.
The IRS is warning parents against telephone calls from
IRS impersonators that call and demand payments for a “Federal Student Tax”
. Should you become a victim of such a call, please do the following:
* HANG UP! Immediately, you should just hang up the phone.
* Contact TIGTA to report the call: 1800-366-4484
* Report it to the FTC
For more information on this IRS Alert, please click here.