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In 2015 someone e-filed a tax return in my name and SS#. We did not know until our accountant tried to e-file our 2016 taxes and they were rejected. I filed the appropriate form on 10/26/2016 with the IRS but have not received a PIN or any correspondence from the IRS. Please advise.

Accountant's Assistant: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.

FL

Accountant's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

Yes the tax form for fraud and a report by our CPA

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Tax Professional: Mark Taylor, Certified Public Accountant (CPA) replied 4 months ago
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Hi, my name is Mark. I will be happy to help you with your questions. If you know you need an IP PIN to file your taxes and you lost your CP01A letter (or never received it), you can: Retrieve your IP PIN online at the IRS's Get an IP PIN site; or. Call the IRS at 1-800-908-4490 to have your IP PIN mailed to you. However, this can take up to 21 days.

Here is a link to obtain your PIN number online. You will need to scroll down to item number 3 and click the button. https://www.irs.gov/identity-theft-fraud-scams/get-an-identity-protection-pin

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Thank you for your assistance, it has been extremely informative and helpful. I must wait and re-try to obtain my PIN, as the site is down for maintenance. Warm regards, Julianne
Tax Professional: Mark Taylor, Certified Public Accountant (CPA) replied 4 months ago

Hi Julianne, good luck with everything. If you would take a moment to rate my response I would appreciate it. There should be stars located above the question. Thank you.

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