No, the IRS is not texting you – it’s a phishing scam


The US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is warning citizens that the number of SMS phishing attacks masquerading as the IRS has skyrocketed recently.

β€œSo far in 2022, the IRS has identified and reported thousands of fraudulent domains linked to multiple MMS/SMS/SMS scams (known as smishing) targeting taxpayers,” the IRS said in a recent report. warning (opens in new tab).