For many Americans, the prospect of doing taxes is stressful.
There's the paperwork, which is challenging no matter how organized you are, and the dreadful feeling of the prospect that you might owe money to the government. But there are those who like tax season—like industrious thieves, for example. They have easier access to confidential financial data, so tax season is one of their favorite times of the year.
As you head into tax season, remember to keep identity protection at the top of your mind. Here are a few simple tips to help ensure your personal information stays safe during tax season.