Tips to protect yourself this tax season

Stella Inger

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Tips to protect yourself this tax season

CREATED Jan. 29, 2014

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) -   Taxpayers should be on the lookout for phone calls and emails that use the IRS as a way to get your attention.

Here are some tips to help you avoid falling victim to a scam:

Don't give a business your social security number unless absolutely necessary.

Also, protect your financial information, check your credit every 12 months and protect your personal computer by using a firewall.

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