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Report a Data Breach—For Individuals

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Individual Data Breach Resources

If you have been a victim of identity theft, state tax agencies want to know. This page provides information on how to report it to the right state tax agency.

Do I need to contact a state tax agency if my identity has been stolen, but a state tax return has not been filed?

Yes, if your identity has been stolen, but a state tax return has not been filed, contact the state where you are required to file a return.

If my identity was used to file a fraudulent state tax return, who should I contact?

Contact the state where the return was filed and the state where you are required to file a return.

I received a letter or a bill from a state tax agency where I did not file a return, what should I do?

Using the contact information below, contact the state where the letter or bill came from.

I received a notice from a state tax agency I believe is fraudulent, what should I do?

Using the contact information below, contact the state where the notice came from.
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State Data Breach Contacts

Leverage the table below to find contact information for the relevant identity theft resources within each state tax agency.
State Tax AgencyHow to Report Identity Theft
Alabama Department of RevenueElectronically report identity theft
California Franchise Tax BoardReport scams, identity theft, and tax fraud
Connecticut Department of RevenueCall 855-842-1441 to report identity theft.
Visit their website to learn more
Delaware Division of RevenueFor identity theft and victim assistance
Hawaii Department of TaxationClick here to electronically report identity theft.
Idaho State Tax Commission Call 208-334-7660 in the Boise area or toll-free at 800-972-7660 to report identity theft.
Visit their website to learn more
Illinois Department of Revenue Email Rev.IdentityTheftAffidavit@illinois.gov to report identity theft
Iowa Department of RevenueElectronically report identity theft
Kansas Department of RevenueTo report fraudulent compensation, click here or contact: 785-368-8222.
If you are a victim of identity theft and need to know how to file your claim, click here or contact: 785-368-8222.
For more information on identity theft in Kansas click here.
Kentucky Department of RevenueEmail IDTheft@ky.gov to report identity theft.
Visit their website to learn more
Louisiana Department of RevenueCall 866-940-7053 to report identity theft.
Visit their website to learn more
Maine Revenue ServicesCall 207-624-7658.
Maryland - Comptroller of MarylandCall 410-260-7980 or 1-800-638-2937 to report identity theft.
Visit their website to learn more
Michigan Department of TreasuryIf you are a business or tax professional, visit their website to learn more
If you're an individual, click here to learn how to report identity theft
Minnesota Department of RevenueCall 651-296-3781 or 1-800-652-9094 to report identity theft.
Visit their website to learn more
Missouri Department of RevenueCall 573-522-4866 to report identity theft. Visit Identity Theft (mo.gov) to learn more.
New Hampshire Department of RevenueCall 603-230-5000 to report identity theft.
New Jersey Division of TaxationLearn how to report identity theft
New York Department of TaxationCall 518-457-5181 to report identity theft.
Visit their website to learn more
North Carolina Department of RevenueLearn how to report identity theft
North Dakota Department of RevenueLearn how to report identity theft
Ohio Department of TaxationLearn how to report identity theft
Oklahoma Tax CommissionLearn how to report identity theft
Oregon Department of RevenueLearn how to report identity theft
South Carolina Department of RevenueLearn how to report identity theft
Utah State Tax CommissionLearn how to report identity theft
Vermont Department of TaxesLearn how to report identity theft
Visit their website to learn more
Virginia Department of TaxationCall 804-404-4185 to report identity theft.
Visit their website to learn more
Washington State Office of the Attorney GeneralVisit their website to learn more
Wisconsin Department of RevenueLearn how to report identity theft
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Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has material available on their site as it relates to identity theft.  You can report identity theft and receive an action plan customized to you.