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Tax Season Best Practices to Avoid Identity Fraud – 2023
CPA Practice Advisor
Tax season is always stressful. Hurried filers inundate tax preparers working furiously to help their clients file on time while the dreaded tax deadline looms.
However, it’s important to pause and reflect on your data privacy standards, digital communication norms, and potential vulnerabilities this tax season. Tax preparers have a legal responsibility to protect taxpayer data, but the escalating cost and consequence of a cybersecurity or data privacy violation for tax preparers and filers give everyone millions of reasons to improve their practices this year.