Tax Tips Phishers Now Want You To Believe The IRS Is A Charity! Read the Article Open Share Drawer Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Written by TurboTaxBlogTeam Published Nov 3, 2007 1 min read And I guess the way Congress spends the money we give the IRS, it sure seems like it sometimes. But this isn’t the case. The IRS gave warning yesterday of a new email phishing scam. The scam wants you to believe that the IRS and the US Government are partnering to solicit donations for victims of the Southern California Wildfires. The link in the email goes to a website that looks like the IRS website, but is not. It’s shameful the way scammers take advantage of tragedy. Beware of this email and give to a legitimate charity like the Red Cross. To see the IRS news release, click here. Previous Post Reminder for Teachers – Keep Those Receipts! Next Post Your Vacation Home and Your Tax Return Written by TurboTaxBlogTeam More from TurboTaxBlogTeam Leave a ReplyCancel reply Browse Related Articles Tax Tips Buy or Lease Your New Business Vehicle? Taxes 101 The American Opportunity Tax Credit: Benefits for Stude… Tax Deductions and Credits Can I Take a Tax Deduction for a Bad Investment? Self-Employed Self Employed: Living and Working Abroad? Here’s What… Tax Deductions and Credits All The Single Ladies…Put Your Tax Deductions Up! Tax Tips Are State Tax Refunds Taxable? Tax Planning What is a Tax Bracket? Tax Refunds Where’s My Tax Refund? How to Check Your Refund Statu… TurboTax News Go Behind the Scenes of the TurboTax Super Bowl File Co… Tax Tips Are You Ready for Some Football Tax Tips?