Webinar: Assisting the Victims of Tax Identity Theft

Online

Event Description

FTC and the IRS will co-host a webinar with information to assist victims of tax identity theft. Identity theft is growing, and the IRS has taken numerous steps to combat it and protect taxpayers. Learn what to look for and how to report tax related ID theft issues, and where to find information and resources. The webinar begins at 1 p.m. EST, 10 a.m. PST.

Speakers from the FTC and IRS will discuss:

  • How organizations can keep their clients from becoming victims of ID theft
  • Who to contact/what to do if they suspect they are a victim of ID theft
  • Ways IRS and FTC are combating ID theft
  • Where to find ID theft resources on the FTC and IRS websites

No pre-registration required.

Here’s how to join the webinar on January 28:

1. Click here to join the online event. Or copy and paste the following link to a browser:
https://ftcevents.webex.com/ftcevents/onstage/g.php?MTID=ecb5bbe0c098a4aacf9d7369a99e8d2ab

2. Click "Join Now".

Event number: 594 269 642
Event password: M33ting

For assistance you can contact Noel Bhagat at helpdesk@ftc.gov.

FTC Privacy Policy

Under the Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) or other laws, we may be required to disclose to outside organizations the information you provide when you pre-register. The Commission will consider all timely and responsive public comments, whether filed in paper or electronic form, and as a matter of discretion, we make every effort to remove home contact information for individuals from the public comments before posting them on the FTC website.

The FTC Act and other laws we administer permit the collection of your pre-registration contact information and the comments you file to consider and use in this proceeding as appropriate. For additional information, including routine uses permitted by the Privacy Act, see the Commission’s comprehensive Privacy Policy.

This event is open to the public and may be photographed, videotaped, webcast, or otherwise recorded. By participating in this event, you are agreeing that your image — and anything you say or submit — may be posted indefinitely at ftc.gov or on one of the Commission's publicly available social media sites.