CL-2021-07: "A Closer Look" at How the IRS Protects Taxpayers from Tax-Related Identity Theft

25 Feb 2021 10:19 AM | Anonymous

Today, the IRS published the latest executive column, “A Closer Look,” which features Michael Beebe, director of Return Integrity and Compliance Services, discussing how the IRS and partners battle identity thieves. “Whether or not you’ve heard of the “Security Summit,” you’ve benefitted from the work this group does. The Security Summit is a partnership between the Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the private-sector tax industry. Together they work to combat a common enemy – identity thieves,” said Beebe. Read more here. Read the Spanish version here.

A Closer Look” is a column from IRS executives that covers a variety of timely issues of interest to taxpayers and the tax community. It also provides a detailed look at key issues affecting everything from IRS operations and employees to issues involving taxpayers and tax professionals.

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