IT modernization is a $2B top priority for IRS
Underscoring the need to modernize IRS's IT is also a critical need to hire tech and cybersecurity specialists.
IRS warns against new phishing scams for 2019 tax season
With several massive data breaches last year, the IRS says the taxpayers and preparers should be extra vigilant as criminals could use information obtained in those breaches to fuel a tax scam.
IRS wants to collect back taxes by mobile app
The IRS is looking to deploy new mobile solutions to assist with tax collections, and it’s reaching out to industry for its market research.
IRS identity theft trackers overlooked data breaches, report says
The report details how the IRS’s Return Integrity and Compliance Services organization didn’t record and monitor 89 external data breaches reported to it.
IRS CIO improperly delegated key IT spending responsibilities, watchdog says
A Treasury Department internal watchdog said that the IRS was not complying with FITARA in delegating responsibilities that are supposed to go to the CIO.
IRS body lacks oversight over its IT architecture, IG says
The watchdog knocked IRS for both physical and digital security flaws.