Read these 6 tips from the National Credit Union Foundation on how to best use your Economic Impact Payment:
AVOID STIMULUS SCAMS!
With the Economic Impact Payments set to distribute this week, we want to remind our members to be cautious of scams.
The IRS will NOT contact you via text, phone, email or social media asking for information! Do not click links via any of these means of communication or respond to these types of requests. If you receive calls from scammers, hang up! These contact attempts are made by scammers looking to steal your information.
The IRS DOES plan to mail a letter about the economic impact payment to the taxpayer’s last known address within 15 days after the payment is paid. The letter will provide information on how the payment was made and how to report any failure to receive the payment. If a taxpayer is unsure they’re receiving a legitimate letter, the IRS urges taxpayers to visit IRS.gov first to protect against scam artists.
If you have questions regarding your stimulus refund, please contact the IRS directly by clicking here, or follow their Facebook page for updates IRS.
For additional information about the Economic Impact Payments, visit the IRS page by clicking here.
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