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Phishing Alert

The following phishing email was received on 02/17/11. If you receive this note, please delete it!


Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2011 05:44:00 +1100
Subject: IRS Notification - Your Fiscal Activity

Urgent Report!

Your Federal Tax Payment ID: 00103657734 has been rejected.

Return Reason Code R21 - The identification number used in the Company Identification Field is not valid.

Please, check the attached information and refer to Code R21 to get details about your company payment in transaction contacts section:

EFTPS: The Electronic Federal Tax Payment System

PLEASE NOTE: Your tax payment is due regardless of EFTPS online availability. In case of an emergency, you can always make your tax payment by calling the EFTPS.

IRS Notification.
Copyright 2007, Internal Revenue Service U.S.A. All rights reserved.

New regulations require all paid tax return preparers (including attorneys, CPAs, and enrolled agents) to apply for a Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN) - even if you already have one - before preparing any federal tax returns in 2011.