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NYS Tax Department: Protect yourself and your personal information

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Tue, Dec 3rd 2019 03:45 pm

NYS Tax Department shares security tips during National Tax Security Awareness Week

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance shared a variety of tips and advice to help taxpayers protect themselves and their personal information online. The effort to safeguard sensitive data coincides with National Tax Security Awareness Week, which runs through Dec. 6.

“Taxpayers and tax preparers report incidents of fraud and identity theft throughout the year,” New York State Commissioner of Taxation and Finance Michael Schmidt said. “With a few simple steps, you can better protect your personal information to avoid becoming a victim of fraud and identity theft.”

Use the infographic below as a resource to bolster information security and to help prevent fraud and scams. Visit the report fraud, scams, and identity theft webpage for more details.

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