Dept. of Revenue has warning about new tax scam - WKOW 27: Madison, WI Breaking News, Weather and Sports

Dept. of Revenue has warning about new tax scam

Posted: Updated:
MADISON (WKOW) -- With tax season in full swing, the IRS and Wisconsin Department of Revenue have a warning about a new tax scam.

They say scammers posing as IRS agents have been calling taxpayers demanding immediate tax payments via debit cards or wire transfers, and threaten arrest or other penalties.

Both agencies say they do not request detailed taxpayer info by phone or email.
And if you owe taxes you will be notified via mail.

Most Viewed Content

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WKOW. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Anna Engelhart at 608-661-2767. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at