Stay vigilant: The IRS is urging taxpayers to keep practicing smart financial information habits by securing their computers, phones and other devices. Be aware that criminals often use the IRS as a lure to hijack your personal information. To help minimize exposure to fraud and identity theft, the IRS has released a Tax Time Guide, which includes tips for protecting your data. For example, treat personal information the way you treat cash, that is, don’t hand it out to just anybody. Safeguard personal data by only providing your Social Security number when required and only offer personal data on verified, reputable encrypted websites. Here’s more:  Call or visit our website for more information!