How do I report internet fraud to the IRS?

A simple 2 step guide for solving this common IRS problem quickly and effectively by GetHuman

Before you get started, be sure you have: Social Security number, First name, Last name
1
You will have to contact local authorities about this problem you can also call the IRS via the number below - contact info here
2
I would also go to your bank and report fraud so you can try and get the money back
We've helped 2,806 people with their IRS fraud case in the last 90 days. Let us help you!
Resolve fraud case
Categorized:refund for money lost in an internet scam
Author:GetHuman-whitext4 years ago

About this Step by Step Guide

After thousands of IRS customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem, along with others, we decide it was high time to publish instructions. Here are just a few examples of the types of questions we were being asked or problems reported by users like you: How do I report internet fraud to the IRS?; I wrote the wrong direct deposit information on my return; I was sent a audit, I had my Tax advisor send it back, with the info they wanted.How can i check on this issue.; I was told I owe for a pass refund I never recieved; I made an error on my account number for my refund; Why is taking so long for my tax return I mean taking so long makes major issue for me so when shall I get them???... So we put together this guide to try to help. It has 2 step(s) to it. It takes an average of 114 minutes to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting IRS. And we tried to include a checklist of information you'll need when you try to fix this yourself. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with this.

Why does GetHuman Write How-to Guides for IRS Problems?

GetHuman has been working for over 10 years on sourcing information about big organizations like IRS that helps customers resolve customer service issues faster. We started with contact information and fastest ways to reach a human at big companies. Particularly ones with slow or complicated IVR or phone menu systems. From there, we realized that consumers still needed more detailed help solving the most common problems, so we expanded to this set of guides, which grows every day. If you have other problems or questions and you can't find the solution here, please let us know. We are writing new step by step guides every day for problems like this. And if you spot any issues with our How do I report internet fraud to the IRS? guide, please let us know by sending us feedback. We want to be as helpful as possible. If you appreciated this guide, please share it with your favorite people. Our free information and tools is powered by you, the customer. The more people that use it, the better it gets.

IRS

IRS Phone Number
800-829-1040
See current wait time and use the GetHuman Phone to reach IRS without waiting on the phone.
Contact IRSIRS Customer ServiceMore IRS How To GuidesSimilar Problems Reported by Others
GetHuman shows free information and tools to help customers contact IRS and solve IRS customer service problems faster.
Was this page helpful? If so, please share!
Sharing is what powers GetHuman's free reviews, tools and information. You can help!