Taxpayers, be aware of scammers, pretending to be IRS agents, demanding payments for "Federal Student Tax". There is no such tax. The IRS issued a news release warning taxpayers about scammers targeting students and parents by demanding payments for non-existent taxes during the back-to-school season. The scammers will become aggressive and threaten to report students and their families to the police if they do not immediately make payment via MoneyGram, Western Union, Prepaid debit cards, or other untraceable payment methods.
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