The IRS Security Summit, composed of the IRS, state tax agencies and industry partners (including TaxAct), had developed expanded safeguards to help fight identity theft. The additional requirements focus on “trusted customer” features to authenticate tax preparers, taxpayers and tax returns.
The IRS Security Summit’s requirements apply to all professional tax products across the industry, including TaxAct Professional Edition solutions.
To comply with these requirements designed to protect your and your clients’ data, TaxAct Professional employs all of the following security and multi-authentication measures for the 2021 tax season.
We realize these requirements may be an inconvenience, but these measures are being followed by the entire industry in order to safeguard you and your clients, and to prevent identity theft and the sort of measures to respond to a security breach.
Please remember to do your part to help protect your and your clients’ data:
Note that any link in the information above is updated each year automatically and will take you to the most recent version of the webpage or document at the time it is accessed.