Beware of IRS Scam the IRS DOES NOT initiate contact with taxpayers by any method other than USPS mail. Not by phone call, not social media, not email, not text.
If you receive an email purporting to be from IRS, DO NOT click on the link.
DO forward the email to firstname.lastname@example.org, Subject: IRS email scam; then delete the email.
If you receive a phone call, you can ignore it, report it, or, if you think for some reason it MAY be real, get the callers full name, badge number, call back number and caller ID if possible and call 1 800 366-4484 to find out if caller is in fact an IRS agent with legitimate need to contact you. If caller is IRS agent, call them back. If not, you can report incident to email@example.com, Subject: IRS phone scam