TAX SEASON PROMPTS PHISHING EXPEDITIONS

As the April 15th tax filing deadline approaches, there has been an uptick in phishing scams targeting consumers along with HR managers. This corporate angle features emails supposedly from company executives soliciting employee W2s along with other sensitive payroll information. While there have been numerous articles on this topic, we encourage you to remain vigilant and ensure that your HR team is aware of this aggressive email campaign. Please refer to these IRS tips as a potential resource. Any such email requests should be considered suspicious and followed-up with an email or phone call to verify the sender’s identity.

 

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