Taxpayers who receive such a phone call may contact Turner's Tax Service for assistance or take the following steps -
- If you know you owe taxes or you think you might owe taxes, call the IRS at
800-829-1040. The IRS employees at that line can help you with a payment issue,
if there really is such an issue.
- If you know you don’t owe taxes or have no reason to think that you owe any taxes (for example, you’ve never received a bill or the caller made some bogus threats as described above), then call and report the incident to the Treasury Inspector General for Tax
Administration at 800-366-4484.
- If you’ve been targeted by this scam, you should also contact the Federal Trade Commission and use their “FTC Complaint Assistant” at FTC.gov. Please add "IRS Telephone Scam" to
the comments of your complaint.