Tax Season is also Scam Season

Colleges and universities — and those who go there — are often the targets of email and phone scams by people trying to take your money. This is especially true during tax season. A recent scheme includes calls threatening arrest for an overdue, fictitious “federal student tax,” emails with fake tax bills attached, and IRS impersonators demanding payment via gift cards or prepaid cards.

Here are some tips to avoid being the victim of tax fraud…

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