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Phishing Scams Targeting Delaware Businesses

May 19, 2020 Alerts

According to the Delaware Department of Technology, a renewal alert e-mail is just one of the tools being used in the scam(s).

At A Glance

  • Delaware Department of Technology & Information announces tax season 2020 phishing scams.
  • Tax season 2020 phishing scams target Delaware licensed businesses.
  • Do not click on any links, provide information, or reply to sender.

Tax season 2020 Phishing Scams

The Delaware Department of Technology & Information (DTI) announced that phishing scams are actively targeting businesses licensed in Delaware. According to the Delaware Department of Technology, a renewal alert e-mail is just one of the tools being used in the scam(s).

What To do if impacted

Should you receive a similar e-mail or have any doubts about whether a communication originated from the Delaware Division of Revenue (DOR), do not take any of the following actions:

  • Click on any links
  • Provide any personal data or financial information
  • Reply or respond to the sender

Next steps

Always consult your organization’s information systems security protocol. Additionally, to confirm whether the Delaware Department of Revenue (DOR) is trying to contact you regarding business licensing or any other issue, Paylocity recommends calling the Delaware Division of Revenue (DOR) at (302) 577-8200.

To learn more about how to recognize and avoid phishing scams, visit the Federal Trade Commission’s website.

Thank you for choosing Paylocity as your Payroll Tax partner. Should you have any questions please contact your Paylocity Account Manager.

This information is provided as a courtesy, may change and is not intended as legal or tax guidance. Employers with questions or concerns outside the scope of a Payroll Service Provider are encouraged to seek the advice of a qualified CPA, Tax Attorney or Advisor.


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