Identity Theft and Phishing

Did you receive a phone call, e-mail, or letter about your Iowa taxes? How do you know the communication received is actually from the Iowa Department of Revenue?


Phishing Warning Signs:


If you are unsure the communication you received is from the Iowa Department of Revenue:

1. Do not provide any personal or confidential information.

2. Contact us directly and we will confirm whether the communication you received was from the Iowa Department of Revenue:
Send an email to: or call 515-281-3114


To further protect your personal information, the Department requires you tocopy the three questions below into any e-mail requesting confidential tax information and answer them.We will respond to a request for confidential information only after your authorization is received.

Also visit the IRS Identity Protection page online.