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Identity Protection PIN from IRS now available nearly nationwide, including Colorado


Last updated 2/5/2020 at 12:43pm

DENVER – The Internal Revenue Service Monday announced it was expanding its voluntary Identity Protection PIN program to taxpayers in 20 locations – including Colorado – a step toward making the program nationwide.

The IP PIN is a six-digit number that adds a layer of protection to the taxpayers’ Social Security numbers and helps protect against tax-related identity theft. It helps prevent a taxpayer’s SSN from being used on a fraudulent tax return.

Taxpayers will be eligible for this voluntary program if they filed a federal tax return last year from Arizona, California, Colorado...

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