IRS PIN Announcement: DO NOT THROW OUT Identity theft PINs are for 2015 not 2014
Recent notices sent out by the IRS for victims of identity theft refer to tax year 2014 in error. These one-time use PINs are for the 2015 tax year. Here is what you need to know. If you are one of the unfortunate victims of IRS identity theft you will need a one-time PIN to file your tax return. Without this numeric identifier your 2015 tax return will be rejected. The IRS issues taxpayer victims this PIN in a written notice. What has happened IRS notices that have this one-time PIN are hitting mailboxes of identity theft victims right now.