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Phishing (as in “fishing for information” and “hooking” victims) is a scam involving the distribution of e-mail messages to trick taxpayers into revealing personal and financial information which can be used to steal the taxpayer’s identity.
The South Carolina Department of Revenue
does not initiate contact with taxpayers by email to request personal or financial information. This includes any type of electronic communication, such as text messages and social media channels.
If you believe that you received a phishing email claiming to be from the South Carolina Department of Revenue, please contact
Following these tips can help keep your computer clean and your personal data secure.
A strong password is the first line of defense for protecting your personal data online. Passwords are necessary for a majority of our online activities, including filing taxes, social networking, online banking, and paying bills. Creating complex and unique passwords help to keep your information more secure.
You can also use a password manager that creates unique passwords and stores your encrypted data. That way if one site is compromised, the password cannot be used on other websites to compromise additional accounts.
The South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) is committed to keeping taxpayer information secure and helping to educate and inform taxpayers about potential identity theft and fraud threats. Follow these steps to help protect yourself and your family.
Look for more tips and information regarding scams, phishing emails, and identity theft from the
US Securities and Exchange Commission, the
Federal Trade Commission, and the
Remember, South Carolina taxpayers may be eligible for state-provided, comprehensive credit and non-credit
identity protection from CSID.