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Taxpayers' Social Security Numbers Posted Online By IRS
2013-07-10 10:21:57

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Following a slip up that exposed the social security numbers of as many as 100,000 Americans, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) was asked to remove access to a database which contains public information about nonprofit organizations. Watchdog group Public.Resource.org first noted the error when they were performing their own audit of unrelated information which had also been improperly distributed by the IRS. The group says the...

2009-04-30 09:49:00

Software & Information Industry Association Recognizes the Free File Program: A Unique Public-Private Partnership that Aides Low Income Tax Filers WASHINGTON, April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) today announced it has awarded the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) Free File Program with its Special Award for Innovation in Public Service. The Award, which exemplifies public service initiatives that utilize information technology in...

2009-03-30 09:48:00

The IRS and the Free File Alliance Make Online Filing Free, Quick and Secure for Every Taxpayer Making $56,000 or Less WASHINGTON, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Free File Alliance today urged every American with an income of $56,000 or less to use free online tax preparation services available on the IRS website, www.irs.gov, before the April 15th tax deadline. The online program offers free step-by-step preparation and filing services for 70 percent of American taxpayers. "The Free File...

2006-04-06 18:02:45

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Growth in electronic filing of U.S. income tax returns has slowed due to new income restrictions for federally sanctioned free tax preparation and filing services, federal officials said on Thursday. Through March 31, the Internal Revenue Service received 53.8 million electronically filed income tax returns for 2005, up about 3.3 percent from the same time last year. However, the previous year's total at the same point was up 7.3 percent from 2004, when the...

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