IRS Leaves Taxpayer Data Insecure, GAO Finds

The Internal Revenue Service still has IT security holes that could put taxpayer data at risk, according to a report from the Government Accountability Office.The IRS identified the security of taxpayer data as its top management priority for fiscal 2013, and the GAO credits the agency for steps taken in response to security issues identified in earlier audits of its computer systems. But the report notes that some problems with the agencys financial and tax-processing systems remain and identifies new ones.

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