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Tax Preparers and Identity Theft

Tax Preparers and Identity Theft

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It is a form of crime unique to the 21st Century, as the massive collection of data from consumers and a lack of sophisticated computer security measures combine to offer thieves a simple and relatively safe way to steal.   First used to steal credit card numbers, identity theft focuses today on information such as Social Security Numbers, dates of birth, and home addresses.

This article focuses on ways tax preparers can help stem the tide of identity theft and fraudulent tax returns.


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