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Jun 12, 2015

On Thursday, the IRS, state tax administrators, and companies in the tax industry announced that they are joining together to combat tax related fraud and identity theft. This comes at a time where identity theft is rampant and scams happen all the time. Plus, with all of your financial information in one place during tax season, it’s easy to fall victim to a data breach.

As a result, the coalition will be implementing stronger authentication methods to make sure the taxpayer is the correct person. Software will report whether the return was filed from a trusted computer and how...