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Warning Banner Must be Used When Housing Federal Tax Information

In accordance with Section 6.2 of Publication 1075, warning banners must be used during initial logon on computers housing federal tax information. The Office of Safeguards recommends the text below to fulfill this requirement.


This system may contain Government information, which is restricted to authorized users ONLY. Unauthorized access, use, misuse, or modification of this computer system or of the data contained herein or in transit to/from this system constitutes a violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1030, and may subject the individual to Criminal and Civil penalties pursuant to Title 26, United States Code, Sections 7213, 7213A (the Taxpayer Browsing Protection Act), and 7431.  This system and equipment are subject to monitoring to ensure proper performance of applicable security features or procedures.  Such monitoring may result in the acquisition, recording and analysis of all data being communicated, transmitted, processed or stored in this system by a user.  If monitoring reveals possible evidence of criminal activity, such evidence may be provided to Law Enforcement Personnel.


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Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 29-Nov-2016