Greenshades Blog


GreenEmployee.com and what the new SSO (Secure Sign On) means for you and your employees

Posted on December 30th, 2016

By Justin Kirkland Sales Engineer Did you know that 71% of the population of the United States use email on a daily basis? I sure didn’t, but a quick search on the internet before writing this blog told me so. What does that have to do with the new employee SSO that is required on [read on ..]


What is the future of ACA?

Posted on December 13th, 2016

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager I could not sleep on election night. All the crying was keeping me awake. Before you stop reading, I should probably clarify. My (then) two-month-old son kept me up the whole night. So, like many of my colleagues, I found myself quite dazed and tired on Wednesday. However, mine [read on ..]


IRS Security Week: IRS, Partners Add New Safeguard for 2017; Ask for Your Help to Combat Identity Theft

Posted on December 9th, 2016

National Tax Security Awareness Week Tax Tip #5 Courtesy of the Internal Revenue Service   Building on the successes of last year, the IRS, state tax agencies and the tax industry are enacting a series of new initiatives for 2017. These initiatives will better protect you from identity theft and refund fraud. However, we need [read on ..]


IRS Security Week: IRS, Partners Urge Taxpayers to Beware of IRS Impersonations and Tax Scams

Posted on December 8th, 2016

National Tax Security Awareness Week Tax Tip #4 Courtesy of the Internal Revenue Service   If you get a call from the “IRS” threatening you with lawsuits or jail unless you pay up immediately … Guess what? It’s a scam. IRS impersonation and tax scams by phone, email, postal mail, and text are ongoing. Criminals [read on ..]


IRS Security Week: Tax Professionals: Protect Your Clients; Protect Yourself

Posted on December 7th, 2016

National Tax Security Awareness Week Tax Tip #3 Courtesy of the Internal Revenue Service   Due to the sensitive client data held by tax professionals, cyber criminals increasingly target the tax preparation community. Thieves use a variety of tactics, from remote computer takeovers to phishing scams. The IRS, state tax agencies, and the private-sector tax [read on ..]


IRS Security Week: Avoid Identity Theft; Learn How to Recognize Phishing Scams

Posted on December 6th, 2016

National Tax Security Awareness Week Tax Tip #2 Courtesy of the Internal Revenue Service   Simply ask for it. That’s the easiest way for an identity thief to steal your personal information. Each day, people fall victim to phishing scams through emails, texts or phone calls and mistakenly turn over important data. In turn, cybercriminals [read on ..]


IRS Security Week: IRS, Partners Urge Strong Passwords Help Protect Identities at Tax Time and Beyond

Posted on December 5th, 2016

A quick note from Greenshades: This week is the National Tax Security Awareness week and as tax professionals, we are actively participating in this week of spreading tips and awareness to our clients, partners, and readers. All week, we will be posting tips daily from contributions from the IRS. We hope you enjoy the information [read on ..]