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Privacy Tip #318 – IRS Abandons Use of Facial Recognition for New Accounts

The Internal Revenue Service announced in November 2021 that it would use facial recognition technology offered by ID.me to authenticate taxpayers before using any online services the IRS provides, including viewing...

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Privacy Tip #304 – Scammers Impersonating IRS Employees with Economic Impact Payment Scheme

This week, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a Scam Alert to consumers notifying them that scammers are impersonating employees of the IRS promising a third Economic Impact Payment if they...

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Privacy Tip #279 – IRS Imposters Targeting Students and Faculty

How many times can we say that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will NOT email or telephone you? We will say it again. If you receive a telephone call, email or...

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Privacy Tip #270 – What To Do if You Received a Form 1099 for a Fraudulent Unemployment Claim

My phone was ringing this week with inquiries from clients, friends and acquaintances who received a Form 1099 in the mail for an unemployment claim that they did not file, asking...

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