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Protecting your tax refund from scammers

Posted: 7:39 AM, Feb 11, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-21 22:46:33Z

A warning with the 2018 tax season is now underway: Scammers may have their sights set on your tax refund and this year, thieves have more ammo than ever before.

Local financial professional Brad Zucker from Safe Money Advisors joined 13 Action News to discuss the steps filers should take to protect their refund and their identity.

He suggests to follow these four rules to prevent tax ID theft.

  1. File Early
  2. Watch for Red Flags
  3. Be Secure
  4. Adjust Your Withholding