Tax

Have a tax question? Ask a tax Expert

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

I have received a phone call from someone stating they are…

Customer Question
I have received a phone...
I have received a phone call from someone stating they are from the IRS and I believe it to be a scam. I have never failed to file my taxes and have proof of that. The number on the phone was(###) ###-#### ***** do hope you can determine who this is and can put him away for a long time.
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Tax
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Tax Question
Answered in 2 minutes by:
2/18/2016
Tax Professional: Robin D., Senior Tax Advisor 4 replied 2 years ago
Robin D.
Robin D., Senior Tax Advisor 4
Category: Tax
Satisfied Customers: 18,363
Experience: 15years with H & R Block. Divisional leader, Instructor
Verified

Hello

You are right to question.

The IRS does not call you and request payment or say you owe. They send notices.

You can assist in catching these scammers. Contact TIGTA to report the call. Use their “IRS Impersonation Scam Reporting” web page. You can also call(###) ###-####

The number you listed as been reported many times already.

Please remember to rate my service excellent once you have all the information you need. If you have any other questions, please ask me – I’ll be happy to respond. Thank you!

Ask Your Own Tax Question
Tax Professional: Robin D., Senior Tax Advisor 4 replied 2 years ago

Please respond

Ask Your Own Tax Question
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with a tax professionalLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask Robin D. Your Own Question
Robin D.
Robin D.
Robin D., Senior Tax Advisor 4
Category: Tax
Satisfied Customers: 18,363
18,363 Satisfied Customers
Experience: 15years with H & R Block. Divisional leader, Instructor

Robin D. 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

1,338 satisfied customers

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

Richard

Richard

Tax Attorney

4,512 satisfied customers

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

PhillipsEsq.

PhillipsEsq.

Attorney-at-Law

59 satisfied customers

B.A., M.B.A, J.D.

Robin D.

Robin D.

Senior Tax Advisor 4

18,363 satisfied customers

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

Megan C

Megan C

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

8,655 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.

< Previous | Next >

Related Tax Questions
I received a cryptic voicemail. Called the number back and
I received a cryptic voicemail. Called the number back and it was answered as IRS (not Internal Revenue Service) The man I spoke with said that a warrant had been issued for my arrest for tax evasion.… read more
Barbara
Barbara
Enrolled Agent, Paralegal
5,648 satisfied customers
HOW DO I prove payment of taxes for 1996. I am getting phone
I am getting phone calls and I think it is a scam but I need a copy to prove it to get rid of them … read more
abci168
abci168
Principal
27 satisfied customers
I received a phone call on my answering machine, stating
I received a phone call on my answering machine, stating that unless I responded that the IRS was filling a lawsuit against me. Is this a scam, no IRS number was provided. The call back # was(###) ###… read more
keeperumiami
keeperumiami
Sr Financial & Tax Consultant
Bachelor\u0027s Degree
1 satisfied customers
I have received a telephone call,yesterday from a 202 DC
I have received a telephone call,yesterday from a 202 Washington DC number. The man was from the IRS,and instructed me to call another 202 number. When he gave the 202 number to call there was nothing… read more
Richard
Richard
Tax Attorney
Doctoral Degree
4,512 satisfied customers
CLIENT RECEIVED A CALL FROM SOMEONE WHO CLAIMED TO BE AN IRS
CLIENT RECEIVED A CALL FROM SOMEONE WHO CLAIMED TO BE AN IRS AGENT WITH A SACRAMENTO CA PHONE NUMBER AND GAVE AN IRS ID NUMBER STATING HE WAS GOING TO BE ARRESTED FOR VIOLATING IRS CODE AND THEFT BY D… read more
Richard
Richard
Tax Attorney
Doctoral Degree
4,512 satisfied customers
I just received an automated phone call from the IRS stating
I just received an automated phone call from the IRS stating that they have submitted charges against me and have a lawsuit against me. I was instructed to immediately call them at(###) ###-#### I did… read more
Dr. Fiona Chen
Dr. Fiona Chen
President
Ph.D.
1,410 satisfied customers
I got call from someone who said the irs has issued an
I got call from someone who said the irs has issued an arrest warrant for me. They said I could handle this matter two ways. By getting a lawyer to represent me and that we are to go to Washington and… read more
Robin D.
Robin D.
Senior Tax Advisor 4
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
18,363 satisfied customers
I GET A CALLFROM SOMEONE WHO SAY THEY FROM IRS AND THEY ARE
I GET A CALLFROM SOMEONE WHO SAY THEY FROM IRS AND THEY ARE SUEING ME THEY GAVE ME A NUMBER TO CALL. I CALLED BUT GOT A BUSY SIGNAL. HOW CAN I FIND OUT IF THIS IS NOT A SCAM. DON'T THE IRS SEND YOU A … read more
emc011075
emc011075
Senior Tax Specialist
Bachelor's Degree
16 satisfied customers
I received a letter from the IRS about a claimant that they
I received a letter from the IRS about a claimant that they say someone else claimed and I cant get in touch with any one about this. My letter was misplaced but it said if it was just an error filing… read more
Jonathan Tierney
Jonathan Tierney
MBA
295 satisfied customers
I received a telephone message that said they were calling
I received a telephone message that said they were calling from the IRS and I needed to call them back right away because this was a time sensitive issue; they gave me a telephone number to call. They… read more
Robin D.
Robin D.
Senior Tax Advisor 4
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
18,363 satisfied customers
I received a phone call today stating a warrant had been
I received a phone call today stating a warrant had been issued for me for tax year2011 and they were going to arrest me ,hand cuff me and send me to Alaska. I have not received any written IRS data c… read more
LEV
LEV
Retired
Bachelor's Degree
14,896 satisfied customers
On Tuesday August 18, 215, I got two recorded calls on my
On Tuesday August 18, 215, I got two recorded calls on my answering machine stating that the IRS was suing me and that I was to call 1-***-***-****. The message did not state they were looking for me … read more
Robin D.
Robin D.
Senior Tax Advisor 4
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
18,363 satisfied customers
I am calling regarding a phone call made to me this morning.
I am calling regarding a phone call made to me this morning. Someone called me from Vancouver, Washington saying a lawsuit on behalf of the IRS. The charge? Back taxes from the year 2009 and 2910. I h… read more
LEV
LEV
Retired
Bachelor's Degree
14,896 satisfied customers
I received a phone message from the IRS saying they were trying
I received a phone message from the IRS saying they were trying to reach me (this is the first I heard from them), that this was the final notice and that they were filing lawsuits against me. I am be… read more
NPVAdvisor
NPVAdvisor
CFP Licensee and Practitioner
Master's Degree
180 satisfied customers
In November,I was notified of an Audit years.When I would
In November,I was notified of an Audit for 2 years.When I would respond a redetermination Response was Given but new Categories Were opened as I am a Sole proprietor. (I responded in kind With my Proo… read more
Robin D.
Robin D.
Senior Tax Advisor 4
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
18,363 satisfied customers
I just got a phone call from this number(###) ###-####
I just got a phone call from this number(###) ###-#### ***** to be IRS. Threatening me and telling me I am being audited and I only have one chance to pay right away over the phone with a voucher I ca… read more
Robin D.
Robin D.
Senior Tax Advisor 4
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
18,363 satisfied customers
Hi..I received a call from a man saying he was from the IRS
Hi..I received a call from a man saying he was from the IRS and was notifying me of a notice for a warrant for my arrest and a sentence of 6 months in jail for an audit done on me 5-6 months ago. I ne… read more
Anne
Anne
Master Tax Preparer
1,328 satisfied customers
Hi, My name is Annie and I recieved a phone call earlier today
Hi, My name is XXXXX XXXXX I recieved a phone call earlier today from a Mr. Robin Smith of the US Tax Department, badge number A4645112 and he informed me that because over the years I've filed my tax… read more
Robin D.
Robin D.
Senior Tax Advisor 4
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
18,363 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