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10 Cybersecurity Practices for Tax Pros and Taxpayers [DOWNLOAD]

10 Cybersecurity Practices for Tax Pros and Taxpayers [DOWNLOAD]

In an increasingly digital world, the landscape of tax preparation is evolving rapidly, with technological advancements offering convenience and efficiency to both tax professionals and their clients. However, this shift towards digitalization also brings about new challenges and risks, particularly in terms of cybersecurity.

Tax preparers are entrusted with sensitive financial information, making them prime targets for cybercriminals seeking to exploit vulnerabilities and steal valuable data. According to the Better Business Bureau, taxpayers lost $5.7 billion due to tax scams and fraud in 2022.

To counter these threats, tax preparers should explore robust cybersecurity practices. Taxpayers themselves can be proactive in safeguarding their data against cyber threats.

In the downloadable resources below, we provide 10 effective cybersecurity practices tailored specifically for tax preparers and 10 practices that taxpayers can employ to act themselves.

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