Reader Alert: Recently, I have been informed from s everal clients during a Toni Says® Medicare consultation that they have received either calls on their cell or home phone or by mail from either Social Security or the IRS claiming that they owe money, are being held liable and are being legally sued or that their Social Security check has been suspended due to COVID-19 issues.
So many are petrified that one wrong move and they can lose everything they have worked so hard for. Let’s discuss what you, your friends or an elderly family member should do if you receive a call or something by mail.
Victims are receiving a telephone call from someone claiming to be from the IRS. They are told that they will be arrested if they do not make a payment immediately and asked to wire money, using Money Gram, Walmart, and other wire services. Millions of dollars have been stolen from innocent, trusting Americans.
The IRS will send you a letter not a phone call regarding your IRS account and will not send you an email, text message or reply to anything on Social Media about your personal tax information.
Below are 5 tell-tale warning signs to tip you off…is it or is not the IRS calling you?
1)IRS will not call you to demand immediate payment about taxes you owe without first mailing you a bill.
2)IRS does not demand that you pay taxes…