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COVID scams increasing for taxpayers


During disasters and national emergencies, there is often a rise in the number of fraudulent calls and emails by individuals looking to use the crisis for their personal gain.

Important things to remember when working with the Department of Revenue (DOR) on tax issues:

1. DOR does NOT charge businesses to access relief options.

2. DOR employees will NOT call and ask for your Social Security number, bank account, or credit card number.

If you receive a call from someone claiming to be from DOR asking for your social security number, bank account, or credit card number, hang up, and contact us at 360-705-6705. You may also report suspicious calls to the Attorney General’s Office and the F...

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