Ala. officials warn taxpayers to be aware of tax scam

(WTVM) - The Alabama Department of Revenue says taxpayers should be on the lookout for an email scam that is using the department's name.

The emails say the taxpayer has been awarded gift cards or other prizes from the Department of Revenue.

Officials say the department does not initiate communications with taxpayers through email.

They also noted you should not reply to an email claiming to represent the department and is seeking personal information.

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