DON’T GET SCAMMED!

fraudBeware of tax fraud schemes If you get a call or email that sounds like a scam it probably is.

When the CRA contacts you,  it makes sure your personal information is protected.

The CRA will never:

. ask for personal information by email or text message:

.request payment by prepaid credit card:

.Share your tax information with another person or Organization, Unless you have agreed that it can be shared:

.leave personal information on an answering machine:

. threaten or use nasty language .

.When in doubt check my Account or call 1-800-959-82181

. To learn more about your personal income tax and benefit information,

and to manage your tax affairs online.

go to Canada.ca/my-cra-account.

For information on scams or to report deceptive telemarketing,  contact the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) online at www.antifraudcentre.ca

or toll free at 1-888-495-8501. If you believe you may be the victim of fraud or have given personal or financial information by mistake contact your local police service

For more information go to Canada.ca/taxes-fraud-prevention

 

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By Handy Circle Resource Society

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