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Everyone who has filed a South Carolina tax return is at risk

A common theme that seems to recur in the questions that we are fielding at Tax On Wheels, LLC is how do I find out if my information is in the group that was compromised? We have not been able to find any announcement from the state of South Carolina indicating whether there are certain […]

Protectmyid/scdor is free

If anyone is asking for your credit card number or is otherwise trying to charge you money you are probably in the wrong place. There is no urgency here folks.  The damage is done.  We recommend that you slow down and fully understand what we are doing here.  The criminals will be in full bloom […]

What we think we know about protectmyid/scdor 2

Update November 2, 2012 The South Carolina department of Revenue has issued a PDF document that summarizes the events surrounding the recent security breach and their recommended actions.  Click here to view the document. There is also a new web page that provides information about the incident including information for businesses exposed to the security […]

IRS identity theft resources

We posted this IRS resource on an earlier post. IRS representatives have just  distributed to tax professionals a link to a similar page here.  And we have some generic identity theft tips in our TaxTips newsletter here. The press conference just ended, and it sounds like the authorities are not able to tell us much […]

What we think we know about protectmyid/scdor 1

Click here to view “What we think we know 2” We have gotten many calls about the incident with the South Carolina Department of Revenue security breach and we are happy to help as many of you as we possibly can. In order to assist as many people as possible we will update this blog […]

protectmyid.com/scdor website is back up

Welcome to Tax On Wheels, LLC Please visit our blog to read the latest information on the South Carolina Department of Revenue security breach If you are trying to reach the website to sign up for the free year of credit monitoring due to the South Carolina Department of Revenue security breach click here. The […]

Don’t Fall for Phony IRS Websites

The Internal Revenue Service is issuing a warning about a new tax scam that uses a website that mimics the IRS e-Services online registration page. The actual IRS e-Services page offers web-based products for tax preparers, not the general public. The phony web page looks almost identical to the real one. The IRS gets many […]

Protectmyid.com/scdor website appears to have been taken down

This post is no longer valid and has been updated here As of Sunday afternoon, October 28 2012 the ProtectmyId.com/scdor website appears to have been purposely taken down. This is what you see when you click on the protectmyid.com/scdor link      

Contact us link for Tax On Wheels, LLC is now working

Dear friends, It has come to our attention that the contact us link on this website has malfunctioned.  If you have attempted to reach us using the contact us link and we have not yet responded to your inquiry then your inquiry did not reach us.  We encourage you to attempt to reach us by […]

Identity Theft: what you need to know

Having your identity stolen can be scary and overwhelming.  Identity theft occurs when someone uses your personal information such as your name, social security number (SSN) or other identifying information, without your permission, to commit fraud or other crimes. In a recent issue of our TaxTips newsletter we explored key points to remember when dealing […]