Tag Archives: Internal Revenue Service

American Systems Wins $83M to Integrate IRS Communications; Bill Hoover Comments

American Systems has won an $83 million task order under the U.S. General Services Administration’s Connections II contract to provide network convergence solutions to the Internal Revenue Service. The contract calls for program management, engineering, logistics, purchasing, testing, implementation and support for the converged network operating the IRS enterprise-wide unified communications solution, the company said Wednesday. “American …

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Deloitte Names Tim Tuerff to Lead DC National Tax Practice

Deloitte has appointed Tim Tuerff to lead the company’s Washington national tax practice, the professional services organization announced Monday. He will succeed Dean Stumvoll after he steps down from the position on May 31. Carl Allegretti, chairman and CEO of the company’s tax subsidiary, said Tuerff understands regulatory and legislative …

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Accenture Wins IRS Website Consolidation Contract

Accenture‘s federal services unit has won a 10-year contract from the Internal Revenue Service to consolidate the IRS’ web-based portals, Accenture announced Wednesday. Accenture will redesign, develop and manage IRS.gov, the agency’s employee intranet and a user portal for tax preparers. The IRS website handles more than 2 billion page …

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Report: IRS Slow to Notify Taxpayers of Data Breaches

The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration recently published a report which highlighted the Internal Revenue Service’s failure to notify taxpayers whose personally identifiable information was inadvertently disclosed. According to the report, more than 142 million taxpayers entrust the IRS with sensitive financial and personal data. The IRS has many …

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New Phishing Scam Targets Taxpayers

The Internal Revenue Service is warning about a fraudulent scheme targeting those who use the Electronic Federal Tax Payment System. The scam uses an email claiming the user’s tax payment was rejected and directs the user to a website for additional information. The website contains malware that may infect the …

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