HOLIDAY CONSUMER SHOPPING TIPS:
The following are links to some very helpful holiday shopping tips involving security, looking out for faulty products and smart shopper techniques.
-Know Before You Shop Online: security, scams, and guides to smart online shopping.
-Retail Holiday Shopping Tips: gift card rules, receipts and returns, and credit card statement tips.
-Illinois Attorney General's Safe Shopping Guide: Every year during the holiday season the Attorney General issues an annual 'Safe Shopping Guide' that highlights hazardous toys, children's products, and household items that have been recalled over the past year.
-Tax Security Awareness Week: During National Tax Security Awareness Week, the IRS is encouraging individuals & businesses to take specific steps to protect their tax data & identities in advance of the 2018 filing season.