NextAdvisor Blog - Tax Identity Theft

What the Suspension of This IRS Tax Tool Means for Students Applying for Financial Aid

Could the suspension of an IRS tax tool used to help students and their families complete the form for federal financial aid impact you?
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How Do You Know if Your E-filing Service is Secure?

In a world of breaches, choosing a secure e-filing service is an important cybersecurity decision. Learn what security features to look for this tax season.
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U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging Identifies Top 10 Senior Scams

While research shows millennials are the most likely to fall for a scam, seniors are still the targets of many scammers. Learn about the top senior scams.
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What You Need to Know About This ‘Dangerous W-2 Phishing Scam’

The IRS recently reported on the return of a W-2 phishing scam from last year's tax season. Learn about this scam and how it might affect you this year.
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Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week: How to Protect Yourself from Tax Identity Theft

Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week is here and we're giving out tips to help you protect yourself from this all-too-common crime.
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What You Can Do to Prepare for the Upcoming Tax Season

Although tax season doesn't officially start until Jan. 23, there are a number of things you can do now to prepare for the upcoming tax season.
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IRS Brings Back Its ‘Get Transcript’ Feature: Is It Any Safer?

The previously suspended Get Transcript tool from the IRS has been brought back, but is it more secure than it was before?
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Recent W-2 Thefts and What They Mean for You

Employees at numerous U.S. companies have had their W-2 information stolen recently. Find out how these W-2 thefts happened and what it means for you.
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IRS Warns of 400% Increase in Email Scams This Tax Season

So far in 2016, a 400% increase in email scams related to taxes has been recorded by the IRS. Learn how to identify and report these scams.
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What I Learned from Falling Victim to Tax Identity Theft

Falling victim to tax identity theft can be quite a headache, as I recently found out. Get the details on what I learned as I worked to restore my identity.
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