Tax

Have a Tax Question? Ask a Tax Expert

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Tax

Irs called saying I am being sued to call a 360 number

Customer Question
Irs called saying I...
Irs called saying I am being sued to call a 360 number this the first I am hearing about it no letters no other phone calls
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Tax
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Tax Question
Answered in 2 minutes by:
6/5/2015
Tax Professional: Lane, JD, CFP, MBA, CRPS replied 2 years ago
Lane
Lane, JD, CFP, MBA, CRPS
Category: Tax
Satisfied Customers: 12,847
Experience: Law Degree, specialization in Tax Law and Corporate Law, CFP and MBA, Providing Financial & Tax advice since 1986
Verified
Hi, This is a scam. IRS DOES NOT call individuals in their home.you can go here: http://www.irs.gov/uac/Tax-Scams-Consumer-Alerts to see the IRS warnings about these calls.
Ask Your Own Tax Question
Tax Professional: Lane, JD, CFP, MBA, CRPS replied 2 years ago
See this, from that IRS announcement:
Ask Your Own Tax Question
Tax Professional: Lane, JD, CFP, MBA, CRPS replied 2 years ago
An aggressive and sophisticated phone scam targeting taxpayers, including recent immigrants, has been making the rounds throughout the country. Callers claim to be employees of the IRS, but are not. These con artists can sound convincing when they call. They use fake names and bogus IRS identification badge numbers. They may know a lot about their targets, and they usually alter the caller ID to make it look like the IRS is calling. Victims are told they owe money to the IRS and it must be paid promptly through a pre-loaded debit card or wire transfer. If the victim refuses to cooperate, they are then threatened with arrest, deportation or suspension of a business or driver’s license. In many cases, the caller becomes hostile and insulting.Or, victims may be told they have a refund due to try to trick them into sharing private information. If the phone isn't answered, the scammers often leave an “urgent” callback request.Note that the IRS will never: 1) call to demand immediate payment, nor will the agency call about taxes owed without first having mailed you a bill; 2) demand that you pay taxes without giving you the opportunity to question or appeal the amount they say you owe; 3) require you to use a specific payment method for your taxes, such as a prepaid debit card; 4) ask for credit or debit card numbers over the phone; or 5) threaten to bring in local police or other law-enforcement groups to have you arrested for not paying.
Ask Your Own Tax Question
Tax Professional: Lane, JD, CFP, MBA, CRPS replied 2 years ago
Please do not respond to this or fall for this scam ... YOu can report this to the FTC's Consimer protection area, but this is now becoming a well known scam.I would recommend blocking the number that's calling and/or telig them that you know that IRS does not make such phone calls and threaten to (and/or DO) report them to the authorities
Ask Your Own Tax Question
Tax Professional: Lane, JD, CFP, MBA, CRPS replied 2 years ago
PLease let me know if you have any qestions at all...LaneIf this HAS helped, I'd appreciate a positive rating, using the smiley faces or stars on your screen ... that's the ONLY WAY I'm credited for the work here.
Ask Your Own Tax Question
Ask Lane Your Own Question
Lane
Lane
Lane, JD, CFP, MBA, CRPS
Category: Tax
Satisfied Customers: 12,847
12,847 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Law Degree, specialization in Tax Law and Corporate Law, CFP and MBA, Providing Financial & Tax advice since 1986

Lane is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I really was impressed with the prompt response. Your expert was not only a tax expert, but a people expert!!! Her genuine and caring attitude came across in her response...

T.G.WMatteson, IL

I WON!!! I just wanted you to know that your original answer gave me the courage and confidence to go into yesterday's audit ready to fight.

BonnieChesnee, SC

Great service. Answered my complex tax question in detail and provided a lot of additional useful information for my specific situation.

JohnMinneapolis, MN

Excellent information, very quick reply. The experts really take the time to address your questions, it is well worth the fee, for the peace of mind they can provide you with.

OrvilleHesperia, California

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Wallstreet Esq.

Wallstreet Esq.

Tax Attorney

586 satisfied customers

10 years experience

Mark D

Mark D

Enrolled Agent

1,300 satisfied customers

MBA, EA, Specializing in Business and Individual Tax Returns and Issues

Richard

Richard

Tax Attorney

4,310 satisfied customers

29 years of experience as a tax, real estate, and business attorney.

Robin D.

Robin D.

Senior Tax Advisor 4

13,695 satisfied customers

15years with H & R Block. Divisional leader, Instructor

Megan C

Megan C

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

8,651 satisfied customers

Licensed CPA, CFE, CMA, CGMA who teaches accounting courses at Master's Level

jgordosea

jgordosea

Enrolled Agent

2,885 satisfied customers

I've prepared all types of taxes since 1987.

R. Klein, EA

R. Klein, EA

Enrolled Agent

1,839 satisfied customers

Over 20 Years experience

< Previous | Next >

Related Tax Questions
On october 30th I mailed form dt individual to the IRS in
on october 30th I mailed form dt individual to the IRS in Connecticut Certified mail showed it had been delivered on Nov 2 I have heard nothing … read more
Lane
Lane
JD, CFP, MBA, CRPS
12,847 satisfied customers
Are you familiar with income tax laws on business and
Are you familiar with income tax laws on business and personal returns? … read more
LEV
LEV
Retired
Bachelor's Degree
14,896 satisfied customers
I have the tax ID Number can I obtain a copy of the taxes
I have the tax ID Number can I obtain a copy of the taxes myself? I want to see what the Trustee has been reporting because she's done all kinds of fraud and I suspect income tax is no difference?… read more
emc011075
emc011075
Senior Tax Specialist
Bachelor's Degree
16 satisfied customers
I d not remember my tax ID. I do not have my tax IDs for
I do not have my tax IDs for 2015 so I cannot file my 2016 Federal tax return … read more
abci168
abci168
Principal
27 satisfied customers
My turbo tax cd acts like it ids corrupted iuninstalled it
my turbo tax cd acts like it ids corrupted iuninstalled it and reinstalled butsit is can I get a replacement dtill Is acting up I needagood copy so I can prepare amended freturn/?tocorect sodmeiitemst… read more
Barbara
Barbara
Enrolled Agent, Paralegal
3,458 satisfied customers
Looking for the specific law in Massachusetts where a tax is
Looking for the specific law in Massachusetts where a tax is collected on a core but not credited on its return. … read more
LEV
LEV
Retired
Bachelor's Degree
14,896 satisfied customers
I have a Small Business registered as an LLC. My tax ID is
I have a Small Business registered as an LLC. My tax ID is 27-2612136. Do I need an attorney to change to Sole Proprietor? I do very little business, have no employees and have a tax loss the past two… read more
Barbara
Barbara
Enrolled Agent, Paralegal
3,458 satisfied customers
Energy Credits - Please confirm that energy tax credits have
Energy Credits -Please confirm that energy tax credits have expired at end of 2016. Are there any credits for residential HVAC for 2017 tax year?Thanks, JW… read more
abci168
abci168
Principal
27 satisfied customers
Church event: Missionaries from a local charitable group
Church event: Missionaries from a local charitable group come to town; we take them to lunch. Deductible? Why/Why not?… read more
Robin D.
Robin D.
Senior Tax Advisor 4
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
13,695 satisfied customers
Adjusted individual tax return for 2014(Iowa),says no
Adjusted individual tax return for 2014(Iowa),says no response to letter of inquiry,disallowed health insurance. deduction.says my wife and I owe$600.00.she called # and was told to show proof of insu… read more
Lane
Lane
JD, CFP, MBA, CRPS
12,847 satisfied customers
Federal Tax Credit or NC Tax Credit For 2017, is there any
Federal Tax Credit or NC Tax CreditFor 2017, is there any type of tax credit for replacing a roof on a historical house (1870)? It is primary residence. They will either replace the roof or do "hydros… read more
Barbara
Barbara
Enrolled Agent, Paralegal
3,458 satisfied customers
I need to get a new tax ID number for a revocable trust as
I need to get a new tax ID number for a revocable trust as the grantor/trustee has died. How can I do that? … read more
Robin D.
Robin D.
Senior Tax Advisor 4
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
13,695 satisfied customers
I received a letter from an IRS local office agent saying
I received a letter from an IRS local office agent saying our personal income tax return has been "randomly-selected" for examination giving the reason per Notice 1332. The agent requested I call to s… read more
emc011075
emc011075
Senior Tax Specialist
Bachelor's Degree
16 satisfied customers
IRS - If an individual raises money through Go Fund Me and
IRS - If an individual raises money through Go Fund Me and has it contributed directly to the company that he is majority shareholder of, what are the tax implications? The amount exceeds $500,000.… read more
Lane
Lane
JD, CFP, MBA, CRPS
12,847 satisfied customers
Can the lawyer answer questions pertaining to IRS tax law
Can the lawyer answer questions pertaining to IRS tax law concerning capital gains tax and determining the cost basis … read more
Lane
Lane
JD, CFP, MBA, CRPS
12,847 satisfied customers
The IRS called and said I had a tax credit for 2013- $5400.
The IRS called and said I had a tax credit for 2013- $5400. … read more
emc011075
emc011075
Senior Tax Specialist
Bachelor's Degree
16 satisfied customers
Applying for IRS Individual Taxpayer Identification Number,
Applying for IRS Individual Taxpayer Identification Number, the website states that I need to attach a valid federal income tax return, unless qualified as an exception, and include your original proo… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
17,961 satisfied customers
Irs Taxes If an individual withdraws from a 401K for medical
Irs TaxesIf an individual withdraws from a 401K for medical emergency surgery, will they have to pay the 10% penalty tax? What about to pay for a new home?… read more
LEV
LEV
Retired
Bachelor's Degree
14,896 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x