Tax Preparers Warned Against E-Services Phishing Scam

The IRS issued a warning to tax preparers that an email circulating asking them to update their e-services information was not generated by e-Services. The links provided in the email to access e-Services appear to be a phishing scam to capture usernames and passwords. The Service has advised anyone receiving such an email to not click on the links or take any other action; the email should be disregarded.