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    Tax Season Scams - Here are the latest ones to watch out for

    Posted by Soules Insurance on Fri, Jan 24, 2020

    During tax season—and at all times—protect your Social Security Number (SSN). Don’t carry it around with you and always shred documents that display it, rather than throw them out in the trash. If someone gets a hold of your SSN, he or she can file a tax return in your name and collect the refund, as well as apply for credit.

    A few warning signs that a thief has beat you to doing your taxes: you get a letter from the IRS about a tax return you didn’t file or you can’t electronically file your tax return because of a duplicate SSN.

    Other tax season smart moves include:

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