SiempreTax+ Offers Free Credit Monitoring in Push to Fight Identity Theft
Fraudulent filing of tax returns is causing headaches for consumers, and the criminal activity is on the rise. The trend has prompted SiempreTax+ to offer free identity theft protection for new customers who file their 2014 tax return by
"Identity theft is a real and pervasive issue for consumers today," said SiempreTax+ Founder and
Increasingly, taxpayers are finding that identity thieves have fraudulently filed a tax return using their personal information to gain access to refunds. Many of the instances have been linked to online filing, where identification, such as a driver's license and
SiempreTax+ is aggressive in its fight against identity theft. SiempreTax+ consistently evaluates and updates its monitoring software to ensure that it is identifying issues that may flag tax returns. At SiempreTax+ locations, preparers perform a variety of procedures, including checking photo identification, that help make in-office, face-to-face interaction one of the most secure ways to prepare tax returns. In the event that a taxpayer does become a victim of tax identity fraud, SiempreTax+ can help the taxpayer apply for an Identity Protection Personal identification Number (IPPIN), which expands protection for the taxpayer by adding an identity theft indicator on his or her account.
By offering free credit monitoring and half-off tax preparation fees, participating SiempreTax+ locations are going the extra mile for consumers.
SiempreTax+ is unwavering in its commitment to safeguard customer information and in its fight against criminals intent on stealing and fraudulently using personal information.
SiempreTax+ is a national tax preparation brand, focused on serving the unique needs of the Hispanic community. SiempreTax+ is an independent brand under the