Distinguishing between IRS Phone Calls and Tax Scammers

The Internal Revenue Service has changed the way it deals with overdue taxes, and that means third party collection agencies may now call you on the phone. Like the IRS, the Better Business Bureau is concerned this change might give scammers new ways to trick people. The program started this month, and even if you know you don’t owe overdue taxes, it’s important to understand what the changes mean so you can avoid potential scams.