- E-file only from secure computers. Make sure anti-virus software is up-to-date. Never use public Wi-Fi to file tax returns.
- Don’t file taxes from a link in an email.
- Mail tax returns from the post office or a secure mailbox.
- Shred old tax returns. Income tax returns and worksheets should be kept for seven years from the filing date.
- Know your tax preparer. Find ones you can trust at bbb.org.