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I received what I believe is a scam e-mail from the IRS. Who

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I received what I believe is a scam e-mail from the IRS. Who do I contact to find out if the e-mail is legitimate. Bonnie
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: General
Expert:  Lucy replied 7 years ago.
Hi Granny,

Generally speaking, the IRS does not send out e-mail notifications. If you filed your taxes electronically, you might get a notice that the return was received, but that's about it (and that generally would come from the provided you used, such as Turbo Tax). This site gives you some more information.

The IRS requests that you forward the email to [email protected]
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