The picture below is an email that a client received over the weekend. There is a lot of this going on right now. Many taxpayers/citizens are desperate for additional funds and these types of emails get jumped on without much thought.
Unless a taxpayer is in an IRS audit or previously been contacted by the IRS, they will not receive an email from the IRS.
There are very savvy and shrewd people who will get taken advantage of by this message. People should not be embarrassed to ask for help.
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