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How to File Your Return

Victims of identity theft must file a paper individual income tax return (forms may be found here) and include the following:

  1. a completed IRS Form 14039 (Identity Theft Affidavit)
  2. schedules that apply to your return (Schedule A, M, P, etc.)
  3. withholding statement(s) such as Schedule KW-2 along with W2s, W2g, 1099s, PTE-WH, etc.
Mail all documents to the address on the return.

Resources for Reporting Identity Theft

Victims of identity theft should:

Please note: DOR does not initiate contact with taxpayers by email to request personal or financial information. This includes any type of electronic communication, such as text messages and social media channels. 


If you have further questions, please contact

Identity Theft Taxpayer Assistance

Report Tax Fraud

If you suspect or know of an individual or business that is not complying with the tax laws, please let us know.

​Report Tax Fraud​

Protect Your Identity

The Department of Revenue is working hard to protect you and your data.  But there ​are many things you can do to protect yourself and your personal information.  Here are several excellent resources for preventing identity theft.

Federal Trade Commission

Identity Theft Resource Center

IRS Security Awareness Tax Tips

The Kentucky Department of Revenue conducts work
under the authority of the Finance and Administration Cabinet.