Tax season is officially upon us and Americans can now file their 2021 taxes. While this means a lot of different things to a lot of different people, one issue lingers among it all: scams.

Every year around this time, scammers come out of their holes to prey on those simply trying to uphold their responsibilities as a taxpayer. From the annoying anonymous number calls, to “notices” in the mail, it’s important for Treasure Valley residents to know how to spot the red flags.

The Meridian Police Department went to Facebook to remind residents how they can save themselves from any scamming headaches this tax season. Let’s dive into a few of these tips along with some red flags to watch out for from Uncle Sam himself.

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