IRS Statement on "Heartbleed" and Filing Season

Notice: Historical Content

This is an archival or historical document and may not reflect current law, policies or procedures.

April 9, 2014 

The IRS continues to accept tax returns as normal. Our systems continue operating and are not affected by this bug, and we are not aware of any security vulnerabilities related to this situation. We continue to monitor the situation and remain in contact with our software partners. The IRS advises taxpayers to continue filing their tax returns as they normally would in advance of the April 15 deadline.