Businesses’ HR and payroll departments are the targets of a W-2 email scam, according to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
The IRS reissued a warning about a W-2 email scam that is targeting payroll and human resources (HR) departments. It’s critical that payroll and HR officials double-check all unusual and executive-level requests for lists of Forms W-2 or Social Security numbers.
Because technology touches so many aspects of our lives, the importance of data security continues to grow. The IRS recommends the following tips for securing your data:
The ability to access crucial information online has revolutionized the way we live and work. But because we rely on this technology in almost every part of our lives, we must be ever more vigilant about securing our information.
Warnings such as this provide opportunities for business owners and HR administrators to double-check important forms. Spend some time in the next week to confirm your W-2 employee information.