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Tax Pros Need a Security Pro

Tax Pros Need a Security Pro

Data security has become a very large, and very important, part of what we do in the income tax industry. That’s why it makes sense for every tax office—large or small—to hire a cybersecurity professional to help safeguard the business’ data and the data of their clients.…

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IRS Warns Tax Pros about New Phishing Scams

IRS Warns Tax Pros about New Phishing Scams

According to the Internal Revenue Service, there are two new “business email compromise/business email spoofing (BEC/BES)” spear-phishing scams targeting tax professionals: the direct-deposit scam and the wire-transfer scam.…

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Watch for Last-Minute Tax Scams

Watch for Last-Minute Tax Scams

The April 17 deadline for filing will bring this tax season to a close before we know it. So it makes sense that the bad guys are planning to make hay while the sun shines. Identity thieves and…

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