Don’t be fooled by scam emails purporting to be from the IRS. The IRS does not communicate with taxpayers by email, so you can be sure that anything appearing to be from the IRS is a scam. IRS scam emails often contain links which, if opened, can damage your computer or compromise your private information.
The latest scam email originated in Saudi Arabia, contains the subject line “Tax refund important information,” and the following content:
After the last annual calculations of your financial activity we have concluded that you are eligible to get a tax refund of $464.
You may submit the tax refund application and give us 3-9 days in order to process it.
A refund can be hindered for many different reasons.
E.g., submitting invalid records or not meeting a deadline.
To get information about your tax refund please open this link.
Tax Refund Department
Internal Revenue Service