Data

If You Traded Crypto on Coinbase, the IRS Might Be Coming For You

Some of the top-earning users traded over $20,000 on the exchange in a single year.

IT Modernization

The IRS System Processing Your Taxes is Almost 60 Years Old

The IRS’ Individual Master File may be the oldest IT system in government and its failure could disrupt tax processing nationwide.

Emerging Tech

It Costs Taxpayers $41 Per Phone Call To IRS

The IRS wants to provide a better user experience to customers without breaking the bank.

CIO Briefing

GAO Denies Equifax Bid Protest on IRS Contract

In its ruling, GAO said Equifax’ contentions were “unreasonable,” allowing IRS to move forward on a contract with Experian.

CIO Briefing

GAO to IRS: Actually, You Didn't Have to Give Equifax a Contract

Despite what IRS officials told Congress, the IRS did not have to continue using Equifax services in a bridge contract, a GAO official said.

Cybersecurity

Thousands Hit in Tax Preparer Phishing Attacks This Year

There were 177 phishing attacks against tax preparers between January and May of this year.

Cybersecurity

IRS Phishing Scams Up 400 Percent, Agency Warns

As of mid-February, the IRS has already experienced 1,389 incidents.