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What is an IRS Issued Identity Theft PIN (IP PIN)?

Identity Protection Personal Identification Numbers (IP PINs) are typically issued to people who are the victims of identity theft or others whose Social Security numbers may have been compromised through a data breach or other exposure. Some people receive an invitation to apply for an identity theft PIN because the IRS has identified them as potential victims of identity theft.  The objective of this is to reduce the likelihood that someone successfully files a fraudulent tax return using your Social Security number. It can help confirm that you are the individual who is attempting to file and not someone else. You

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