Identity Validation Letters

With income tax fraud and identity theft on the rise, the Department of Revenue is committed to safeguarding taxpayer dollars by increasing security measures. ​

​The identity validation letters is just one of the tools the Department of Revenue is using to prevent fraudsters from receiving a refund as a result of identity theft.  We will be sending out the Identity Validation letters again this year to validate the identities of taxpayers filing returns.  It’s very important not to ignore these letters.  If you receive a letter requesting you to take a quiz, you will have 20 days from the date of the letter to go to our website to take the quiz.  If you fail the quiz, you will have to provide documentation validating your identity.  If you receive a letter and you haven’t filed your return, please do not take the quiz.  Instead, please notify our offices immediately so we can determine if a fraudulent return was filed using your information.​​

For more information, please click here​.

Article Date:   1/11/2016    |   Expiration Date:   1/11/2021


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