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Tech committee recommends steps to fight tax-related theft

Written on May 1, 2020

The Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC) released its annual report to Congress, featuring recommendations focused on the prevention of identity theft and refund fraud.

The report groups a total of 10 recommendations into three sections: enabling and expanding the IRS-sponsored Security Summit, improving security in key areas of the tax system and protecting and enabling taxpayers.

ETAAC members represent various segments of the tax community, including individual and business taxpayers, tax professionals and preparers, tax software developers, payroll service providers, the financial industry and state and local governments.