Privacy Advisor

IRS taxpayer authentication program combats identity theft: A Q&A with Rebecca Chiaramida

As more Americans file their taxes online, protecting highly sensitive financial data from identity thieves is a major concern for taxpayers and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) alike. The Privacy Advisor recently caught up with IRS Director of Privacy, Government Liaison and Disclosure Rebecca Chiaramida, CIPP/G, to explore a new authentication program recently initiated by the agency to combat a rise in refund fraud schemes and identity theft.

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