IRS, Security Summit Partners Expand Identity Theft Safeguards, Build on Successes
The IRS, state tax agencies and industry partners announced plans to improve identity theft protections for individual and business taxpayers after significant inroads in 2016 against fraudulent returns. The collective efforts of the Security Summit initiative have led to a marked improvement in the battle against identity theft.
For more information, please see the IRS News Release.
Remarks by IRS Commissioner John Koskinen
Speaking at the Security Summit in November 2016, Commissioner Koskinen share plans to improve identity theft protections of taxpayers for the upcoming 2017 filing season.
For more information, see Commissioner Koskinen's full remarks.
From IRS Partners
Please see news releases from the following IRS partners on the Security Summit and joint efforts to protect taxpayers and tax administration from identity theft refund fraud:
- Intuit (PDF)
- H&R Block (PDF)
- American Coalition for Taxpayer Rights (PDF)
- Federation of Tax Administrators (PDF)
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