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In an ongoing effort to protect taxpayers from identity theft, the IRS, state tax agencies and the tax industry are asking for driver’s license numbers or state-issued identification numbers. Providing this information helps verify identity and can prevent unnecessary delays in tax return processing.
The department urges taxpayers to be cautious of companies or individuals offering free incentives or trying to collect money.
Keep in mind that ADOR will never:
Those individuals who suspect misuse of their Social Security numbers should contact the Federal Trade Commission for assistance. The agency can be reached at (877) IDTHEFT (877-438-4338). Information is also available at www.ftc.gov.
Individuals should also monitor their credit report periodically. Free credit reports are available at www.annualcreditreport.com.
Fraud alerts can be placed on a credit report through one of the three consumer reporting companies:
TransUnion: 800-680-7289; www.transunion.com
Equifax: 800-525-6285; www.equifax.com
Experian: (888) EXPERIAN (397-3742); www.experian.com
If someone has fraudulently used a SSN to file an Arizona state tax return, contact Customer Care (602) 255-3381, or in-state toll-free at 800-352-4090. Callers may be asked to come into the office in person to provide original documentation and identity verification.
Individuals who suspect their SSNs are being misused for employment purposes should contact the Social Security Administration at 800-772-1213. They can review their earnings with a representative to ensure their records are correct.