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IRS Touts Progress Against Identity Theft

IRS Touts Progress Against Identity Theft

With just days left in the TY 2018 filing season, the IRS and its Security Summit partners have announced major progress has been made in the fight against tax-related identity theft. What’s more, they say, their combined efforts have added protection for thousands of taxpayers and billions of dollars in refunds.…

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Dirty Dozen: Identity Theft Down, But Far From Out

Dirty Dozen: Identity Theft Down, But Far From Out

The incidence of tax-related identity theft has decreased in recent years, largely due to the hard work of the Internal Revenue Service and its Security Summit partners. However, identity theft is still serious enough to be included on this year’s “Dirty Dozen” list of scams from the IRS.…

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IP PIN Program Expands

IP PIN Program Expands

The IRS is expanding the Identity Protection Personal Identification Number (IP PIN) pilot program, so taxpayers in seven additional states will be able to add an extra layer of security to their federal tax return.…

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