2012 is here and for most people that means filing your taxes. How many filings will be done under your social security number? Between 2008 and 2010 the number of identity theft tax filings increased nearly 500%!
How can this affect you? Expecting a refund? The IRS may have sent your refund to an identity thief or even worse, because of the identity theft you could now owe taxes!
But that is just the short term effect, what if you find that you cannot be hired by a company because you already work there? Your Social security benefits balance has been zeroed out? This happened to a California woman. Click the link to hear her story.
Identity theft is not just about credit cards and bank accounts. It’s an all encompassing nightmare that can affect many different areas of your life, Identity Theft Shield can help.