IRS looks to boost security of federal tax information through computer reviews

by • 2 weeks ago

A new task order is intended to help ensure that outside entities are protecting the federal tax information they receive from IRS.

The IRS punished hundreds of employees for unauthorized access of taxpayer info this past decade

by • 3 months ago

The agency vowed to refine its capabilities to detect unauthorized access and disclosures.

IRS Commissioner calls IT modernization ‘virtually impossible’ with start-stop funding

by • 4 months ago

Lawmakers disagree over whether the agency should receive extra funding to tackle its backlog of more than five million paper tax returns.

IRS agrees to modernize Where’s My Refund app, provided there’s funding

by • 4 months ago

GAO found user satisfaction had declined to 24%, despite it being the agency's most frequently accessed application.

IRS teams old and new working in tandem on IT modernization

by • 5 months ago

The IRS's new Taxpayer Experience Office is already working with its IT, digitalization and policy shops to identify projects that will produce the most modernization.

Cloud moves at the IRS; zero trust in the Pentagon; solving the IT contracting logjam

by • 5 months ago

On the latest episode of The Daily Scoop Podcast, an $11 billion cloud contract at DISA is on hold, the Defense Department’s zero trust journey is under way, and cloud computing deployments at the IRS.