John Koskinen

IRS: Information of 100,000 taxpayers may have been stolen from student aid tool

by Billy Mitchell • 3 years ago

The tax-collection agency perceived as far back as September that the system could be a target but decided to keep it online.

As tax day nears, IRS commissioner says taxpayer security is ‘highest priority’

by Billy Mitchell • 3 years ago

IRS Commissioner John Koskinen wants Americans to know as they cram to file their tax forms before the mid-April deadline, the security of their information is top-of-mind.

IRS enhancing authentication, cyber education

by Jeremy Snow • 3 years ago

The IRS introduced multiple new initiatives, including a substantial expansion to an authentication program, to curb identity theft at its Security Summit last week.

IRS testing multifactor ID for taxpayers

by Billy Mitchell • 4 years ago

Some IRS systems still offline after outage

by Greg Otto • 4 years ago

The Internal Revenue Service’s IT systems experienced a hardware failure Wednesday, causing the agency to shut down several key taxpayer and tax practitioner tools.

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