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New Idea Would Fight Tax Related ID Theft
A new tactic in the fight against tax-related identity theft is being floated among congressional staffers these days. Accounting Today reports that tax experts Roger Harris, president of Padgett Business Services, and Jeff Trinca, vice president of Van Scoyoc Associates, have spoken to House and Senate staffers about their idea to keep taxpayer refunds out of the hands of...
W-2 Email Scam Still “In the Wild”
It’s called a BEC, for Business Email Compromise, and it’s one of the most dangerous phishing email schemes trending nationwide from a tax administration perspective.
Require Secure Passwords and Authentication
It’s a scenario that ought to scare the heck out of us all: You come into the office early one Monday morning only to find that someone from outside the organization has managed to get into your computer system.
IRS to Have Acting IRS Commissioner in November
Current IRS Commissioner John Koskinen’s term ends November 13, which means that Deputy Commissioner Kirsten Wielobob will become the acting commissioner if the White House fails to name a successor.