The IRS doesn't initiate contact with taxpayers by email, text messages or social media channels to request personal or financial information. This includes requests for PIN numbers, passwords or similar access information for credit cards, banks or other financial accounts.
What to do if you receive a suspicious IRS-related email
If you receive an email claiming to be from the IRS that contains a request for personal information, taxes associated with a large investment, inheritance or lottery.
Are you a small business owner?
Learn more about new reporting requirements and beneficial ownership information by going to this website: