In IR-2018-51, the Service offered tips for data security. Because all taxpayers and professional advisors have data stored on personal and network computers, it is important to understand basic steps to protect data. These steps also reduce the risk of identity theft by making it more difficult for a tax thief to acquire your tax and financial information.
Personal Information - You should protect your Social Security Number, credit card numbers, bank numbers and other financial information. Provide this information only as needed and be careful to limit the information provided when...More