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IRS Tightens e-Services Security

IRS Tightens e-Services Security

The Internal Revenue Service has turned up security another notch on its suite of e-Services tools. The new process validates the user’s identity through a two-step process, making fraudulent logons much harder to complete.…

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IRS e-Services Launch Delayed

IRS e-Services Launch Delayed

The Internal Revenue Service says its transition to a new e-Services platform is taking longer than they expected. This means the ability to submit new or change existing applications to access the IRS tools will remain offline for “several more days.”…

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IRS Puts Off e-Services Security Upgrade

IRS Puts Off e-Services Security Upgrade

The Internal Revenue Service is rethinking a key deadline it had imposed for upgrading security of its e-Services system. Last month, the IRS announced to preparers that they’d have to re-register using the new process no later than Oct. 24.…

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