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03/04/2021

Attorney General, Revenue Services, and Consumer Protection Commissioners Warn Against Fraud, Identity Theft, and Scams During Income Tax Filing Season

(Hartford, CT) – With tax season now in full swing, Attorney General William Tong, Revenue Services Commissioner Mark Boughton, and Consumer Protection Commissioner Michelle H. Seagull shared tips to protect against identity theft and fraud. Every year, fraudsters and scammers take advantage of tax season to steal refund checks, divert payments, and steal identities.

Attorney General Tong, Commissioner Boughton, and Commissioner Seagull urged taxpayers to take advantage of reputable, free tax filing assistance from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the Department of Revenue Services (DRS), and community organizations. Connecticut’s direct filing portal, the Taxpayer Service Center, is an easy,…

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