IR-2018-177, Sept. 4, 2018 Español
WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the tax industry today called on tax professionals to be alert to the subtle signs of data theft, noting continuing cases where practitioners are victims of theft and don't even know it.
Cybercriminals often leave few signs of their burglary until the fraudulent tax returns are filed and clients are harmed. This is one more reason tax professionals should use strong security protections to prevent data theft from occurring. Read full article.