Identity Theft Information

Greg Adzia / Accounting Services / January 27, 2021

We have seen a rash of unemployment related identity theft in the past year.  If you have been a victim of identity theft please follow the steps outlined in the following link:

Identity Theft Recovery Steps |

For many of you your employers have provided you with IRS Form 14039.  This form may be filed with the IRS now but that may delay the ability for you to eFile your return.  If we file your return and receive notice your return has already been filed we would need to file the Form 14039 at that time.

Per IRS guidance in the vast majority of tax-related identity theft cases the form 14039 does not need to be filed:

When to file a Form 14039, Identity Theft Affidavit

If you feel that filing the form 14039 is best for you please make sure to provide us with a copy after you have mailed or faxed the form to the IRS:

Form 14039