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IRS New Release: IR-2023-218: IRS, Security Summit partners announce 8th annual National Tax Security Awareness Week begins Nov. 27; focus on raising awareness among taxpayers, tax pros on security tips to protect against identity theft, scams

  • Published on Nov 18, 2023
  • by TXCPA Houston

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service, along with its Security Summit partners in state tax agencies and the nation's tax industry, today announced a special week focusing taxpayer and tax professional awareness on protecting sensitive financial information against identity thieves as the holidays and the 2024 tax season approach.

The 8th annual National Tax Security Awareness Week takes place this year from Nov. 27 – Dec. 1, marking an annual campaign by the Security Summit, a coalition of the IRS, state tax administrators, tax software companies, the tax professional community and others in the larger tax community. The group formed in 2015 to combat tax-related identity theft through better public-private sector coordination as well as strengthening internal protections and raising awareness about security threats.

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