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National Tax Security Awareness Week, Day 5: Security Summit partners remind businesses to tighten security; be aware of steps to help prevent, protect data loss

IR-2021-241, December 3, 2021 — The Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the nation’s tax industry urged businesses to be alert to cyberattacks aimed at gaining access to business data and customer information and be aware of steps to help them on tax-related issues related to identity theft.

National Tax Security Awareness Week: Tax pros, taxpayers can use secure online account and digital signature options

IR-2021-240, December 2, 2021 — The Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the tax industry marked the fourth day of National Tax Security Awareness Week with a reminder to tax professionals and taxpayers that they can use digital signatures on a variety of common IRS forms and access a secure online platform to view and make changes to their account.

National Tax Security Awareness Week, Day 4: Security Summit warns tax pros that pandemic adds to data-theft risks; offers tips and outlines common scams

IR-2021-239, December 2, 2021 — The Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the nation’s tax industry today warned tax professionals that they face additional security risks from cybercriminals seeking to use the pandemic and phishing scams to steal sensitive client information.

National Tax Security Awareness Week, Day 3: Choosing a special Identity Protection PIN adds extra safety for taxpayers

IR-2021-238, December 1, 2021 — As part of a wider effort to increase security, the Internal Revenue Service today reminded taxpayers they can get extra protection starting in January by joining the agency’s Identity Protection Personal Identification Number (IP PIN) program.

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