TAXES. SECURITY. TOGETHER. The IRS, the state of Michigan and the tax industry are committed to protecting you from identity theft. They’ve strengthened partnerships with taxpayers and tax preparers to fight a common enemy – Cyber Criminals!. Working together, they’ve made many changes to combat identity theft, and are making progress. However, cybercriminals are constantly evolving, and so must all of us. The IRS is working hand-in-hand with your state revenue officials, your tax software provider and your tax preparer. But they need your help. By taking a few simple steps, you can better protect your personal and financial data online and at home. Please consider taking the steps outlined on IRS Publication 5424 to protect yourselves from identity thieves.
The publication can be viewed by following this link: https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p4524.pdf