A notice from the Internal Revenue Service saying your return won’t be accepted might be your first clue that your identity has been stolen

“The IRS recognizes the first return submitted under a Social Security number, and usually the identity theft is identified when the second return is filed” under that same number, said Mark Luscombe, principal federal tax analyst for Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting, US.

Another clue might be an IRS notice saying you have unreported income. That could happen if someone steals your Social Security number and….

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