If you receive an unsolicited e-mail communication claiming to be from the IRS, please forward the original message to: [email protected] . Visit http://www.irs.gov/privacy/article/0,,id=179820,00.html to learn how to forward the message. DO NOT OPEN IT. You may not receive an individual response to your e-mail because of the volume of reports received each day. The IRS does not initiate taxpayer communications through e-mail. In addition, the IRS does not request detailed personal information through e-mail or ask taxpayers for the PIN numbers, passwords or similar secret access information for their credit card, bank or other financial accounts. Do not open any attachments to questionable e-mails, which may contain malicious code that will infect your computer. Please be advised that the IRS does not initiate contact with taxpayers via e-mails. Visit: http://www.irs.gov/privacy/article/0,,id=179820,00.html for more details.