New COVID Phishing Scams Target Tax Pros

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Tax professionals are being warned of new phishing scams that try to take advantage of COVID-19, Economic Impact Payments and increased teleworking by practitioners.

The IRS, state tax agencies and the nation’s tax industry say tax firms need to review and heighten their data protection plans this summer as cybercriminals step up efforts to steal client tax information. Crooks are targeting tax professionals as well as taxpayers.

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Original Article Source Credits:   CPC Practice Advisor , https://www.cpapracticeadvisor.com/

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Original Article Posted on:  Aug 17th, 2020

Link to Original Article:  https://www.cpapracticeadvisor.com/tax-compliance/news/21150431/new-covid-phishing-scams-target-tax-pros

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