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Latest from FSA: IRS Warning of a “Federal Student Tax” Scam

June 6, 2016
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B9G7OKXJ3Y1You probably haven’t heard of the “Federal Student Tax,” and there’s good reason for that: it does not exist. It’s a creation of scammers hoping to prey on students, according to the IRS.

FSA recently announced that the IRS has released a warning regarding a scam involving a “Federal Student Tax.” The scam involves phone calls from IRS impersonators who demand payment for a bogus “Federal Student Tax.”

The IRS also provides further information on the scam, details on how students and taxpayers can protect their information, and information on how the IRS is responding to this issue.

Institutions may want to bring this scam to their students’ attention.

Check out FSA’s announcement and the statement from the IRS.

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