#Good news! The IRS has extended the tax deadline to April 18th! As long as you submit your federal return by midnight on 4/18/2018, you won't be considered a late filer for your federal return. Direct debit tax payments that are submitted with your federal return (or on the IRS website) by 4/18 are also considered timely filed ×

Someone filed a tax return with my information. What can I do?

File an IRS Form 14039 (Identity Theft Affidavit) as soon as possible to let the IRS know that someone is using your identity. You can also call the IRS at 1-800-908-4490.

If you received a 5071C Letter from the IRS, it means the IRS received a return with your name and/or Social Security number and suspects it may not be from you. The IRS sends this letter to verify your identity and confirm whether or not you submitted the return.

If someone filed a return in your name, visit IdentityTheft.gov for tips to recover from identity theft.

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