In October, the SC Department of Revenue learned that its records were breached in a criminal cyber attack. As a result, anyone who has paid SC taxes since 1998 may have had his or her personal information compromised.
Please share the following information with your employees:
SC individual taxpayers should do the following by Jan. 31, 2013:
- Visit www.ProtectMyID.com/SCDOR (code SCDOR123) or call 1-866-578-5422 (M-F 9am-9pm EST; S-S 11am-8pm EST) to enroll for one year of identity theft protection.
SC business owners should do one of the following by Jan. 31, 2013:
- Visit www.DandB.com/SC or call 1-800-279-9881 (M-F 8am-8pm EST) to register for lifetime credit alert protection.
- Visit www.SmartBusinessReports.com/SouthCarolina to register for lifetime business credit monitoring.
All services are free of charge. For more information, please contact the SC Department of Consumer Affairs at 1-800-922-1594 or visit www.consumer.sc.gov.