Tax Identity Theft Information and Tools

Tax practitioners and their clients are concerned about the growing epidemic of tax-related identity theft. The AICPA shares members' concerns about the impact of identity theft and offers the resources below to help them learn more about this issue and advise clients. We have provided recommendations to Congress and the IRS Oversight Board on ways to further protect taxpayers and preparers.

To stay abreast of continued efforts on identity theft, see AICPA Identity Theft Tax Advocacy Efforts.

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Featured Resources

Checklists, Practice Guides and Templates

Videos, Webcast Archives and Other Media

  • Recognizing Identity Theft: Practitioners share common reasons why tax-related identity theft occurs and how to recognize when it happens to your clients.
  • How Do You Resolve Identity Theft: Practitioners share their strategies on ways to resolve tax-related identity theft (who to call, what IRS form to file, etc.).


Other Resources

External Guidance



Reviewed Sept. 23, 2018