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IRS Issues Urgent Warning to Beware IRS/FBI-Themed Ransomware Scam

Posted on August 28th, 2017

A quick note from Greenshades: In an effort to keep our clients, partners, and readers informed we want to share pertinent information that we feel you might find useful and to make sure you have the safest tax season possible. If you have any further questions, please contact security@greenshades.com.   Information courtesy of the Internal Revenue [read on ..]


Don’t Take the Bait: Watch Out for the W-2 Email Scam

Posted on August 18th, 2017

A quick note from Greenshades: In an effort to keep our clients, partners, and readers informed we want to share pertinent information that we feel you might find useful and to make sure you have the safest tax season possible. If you have any further questions, please contact security@greenshades.com.   Information courtesy of the Internal [read on ..]


IRS, States and Tax Industry Warn of Last-Minute Email Scams

Posted on March 17th, 2017

A quick note from Greenshades: In an effort to keep our clients, partners, and readers informed we want to share pertinent information that we feel you might find useful and to make sure you have the safest tax season possible. If you have any further questions, please contact security@greenshades.com. Courtesy of the Internal Revenue Service [read on ..]


Tax Time Guide: Protect Personal, Financial, Tax Information and Computers

Posted on March 9th, 2017

A quick note from Greenshades: In an effort to keep our clients, partners, and readers informed we want to share pertinent information that we feel you might find useful and to make sure you have the safest tax season possible. If you have any further questions, please contact security@greenshades.com. Courtesy of the Internal Revenue Service [read on ..]


Security Summit Alert: Tax Professionals Warned of New Scam to “Unlock” Their Tax Software Accounts

Posted on February 22nd, 2017

A quick note from Greenshades: In an effort to keep our clients, partners, and readers informed we want to share pertinent information that we feel you might find useful and to make sure you have the safest tax season possible. If you have any further questions, please contact security@greenshades.com. Courtesy of the Internal Revenue Service [read on ..]


Dangerous W-2 Phishing Scam Evolving; Targeting Schools, Restaurants, Hospitals, Tribal Groups and Others

Posted on February 3rd, 2017

A quick note from Greenshades: In an effort to keep our clients, partners, and readers informed we want to share pertinent information that we feel you might find useful and to make sure you have the safest tax season possible. If you have any further questions, please contact security@greenshades.com. Courtesy of the Internal Revenue Service [read on ..]


10 Tips for Year-End Forms

Posted on January 24th, 2017

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager   What’s the awful sound? How’s that even possible? Is that really my alarm clock going off already? This basically sums up my feelings every morning, right now. Surprisingly, it’s not because my newborn son kept me up all night. January is upon us, and in the Payroll [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 ..]


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