Skip Navigation LinksDepartment of Revenue > Get Assistance > Identity Theft Protection and Victim Assistance > Reporting Identity Theft

Reporting Identity Theft

Here are some tips if you are a victim of ID theft.

  • File a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission at identitytheft.gov or by calling 1-877-438-4338.
  • File a report with the local police.
  • Report the incident to the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Bureau of Consumer Protection by calling 1-800-441-2555.
  • File an Identity Theft Affidavit (Form 14039) with the Internal Revenue Service.
  • Contact the fraud departments of the three major credit bureaus:
    Equifax: www.equifax.com, 1-800-525-6285
    Experian: www.experian.com, 1-888-397-3742
    TransUnion: www.transunion.com, 1-800-680-7289
  • If you believe you may be a victim of identity theft or discover a fraudulent PA personal income tax return was filed using your identity, please contact the Fraud Investigation Unit at 717-772-9297 or RA-RVPITFRAUD@pa.gov for assistance.
  • Close any accounts that have been tampered with or opened fraudulently.

Additional Resource(s):