A recent Experian survey shows a growing concern over identity theft and tax fraud.
- 42% of consumers are concerned that someone could access their personal data through their tax return, compared with 35% in 2014 and 38% in 2015
- 28% of consumers have been a victim or know someone who has been a victim of tax fraud
Tax season is a busy time of year for identity thieves. While consumers should take steps to protect themselves, businesses also need to employ ID theft protection solutions in order to safeguard consumer information.