First Reliance Bank takes you, our customers, and anyone considering a switch in their banking services seriously. Tax Season officially began on Monday, January 23rd, the date the Internal Revenue Service announced they would start accepting 2022 tax returns. There’s no reason to wait to file; however, be aware of the scam out there that can scare the daylights out of you.
That scam might come by way of email, but many times it’s over the phone.
How the IRS Scam Works
You get a call, and the caller claims to be with the IRS. They claim you owe the IRS money, and if you don’t pay right away, frequently with a wire transfer of money, you’ll be arrested.
It seems real because the caller might have information about you because of identity theft. They’ll have a fake badge number and name. The caller ID can even look ...