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IRS Procedures - Reporting Fraud

  1. What can I do if I think someone has filed a tax return using my social security number?

Rev. date: 06/29/2016

What can I do if I think someone has filed a tax return using my social security number?

The IRS has security measures in place to verify the accuracy of tax returns and the validity of social security numbers (SSNs) or individual taxpayer identification numbers (ITINs) submitted.