IRS Warns of a New Wave of Attacks Focused on Tax Professionals

​​The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) today warned tax professionals of a new wave of attacks that allow identity thieves to file fraudulent tax returns by remotely taking over practitioners’ computers.  The IRS urges tax professionals to review their tax preparation software settings and immediately enact all security measures, especially those settings that require usernames and passwords to access the products.  View the news release on the IRS website at:

September 2, 2016