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Feb. 5, 2014 – TaxTalk Blog
From the moment your tax documents arrive in the mail to after you press that “submit” button, there are a lot of opportunities for identity theft criminals to steal your identity and refund.
You learned in Monday’s blog that identity theft is a growing epidemic that is especially prominent during tax season. Why is that?
Tax season is the time when you handle your Social Security number (SSN), bank account information, W-2 forms, and all of your other sensitive information. By storing these documents in vulnerable locations, identity theft criminals can gain access to this information easily.
Instead, follow these seven tips for handling and storing your sensitive documents in a safe way:
After following these tips, you can review our Stop ID Theft website to learn more, and stay tuned for a third post in this blog series coming Friday.
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