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Monday, May 20th, 2013 @ 4:01PM

SENATE BILL 676 – IDENTITY THEFT & TAX FRAUD PREVENTION ACT OF 2013

Provides for expedited refunds for identity theft victims. Provides for a single point of contact at the Internal Revenue Service for identity theft victims. Provides for enhancements to IRS PIN Program. Provides for electronic filing opt – out meaning that a person who has filed an identity theft affidavit with…

Monday, May 20th, 2013 @ 3:53PM

SENATE BILL 612 – SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER PROTECTION ACT OF 2011

Social Security Number Protection Act of 2011[sic] – Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to establish and begin to implement procedures to eliminate the unnecessary collection, use, and display of Social Security account numbers of Medicare beneficiaries on Medicare identification cards and communications. Prohibits a Social Security…

Monday, May 20th, 2013 @ 3:15PM

H.R. 926 – SOCIAL SECURITY IDENTITY DEFENSE ACT OF 2013

Social Security Identity Defense Act of 2013 – Amends the Internal Revenue Code to require the Secretary of the Treasury to make certain disclosures to the holder of a social security account number and to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) if the Secretary determines that there is a substantial…

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 @ 3:59PM

H.R. 466 – SOCIAL SECURITY DEATH MASTER FILE PRIVACY ACT OF 2013

Social Security Death Master File Privacy Act of 2013 – Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) of the Social Security Act to prohibit the Commissioner of Social Security from publishing in the Death Master File (or any other public database containing information relating to the death…

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Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 @ 3:37PM

H.R. 531 – TAX CRIMES AND IDENTITY THEFT PREVENTION ACT

Tax Crimes and Identity Theft Prevention Act – Requires the Secretary of the Treasury to take necessary action to correct a tax return or tax information affected by the misuse of a taxpayer’s identity within 90 days after receiving notice of such misuse from the taxpayer. Amends the Internal Revenue…

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Monday, May 13th, 2013 @ 1:52PM

Tax Refund Fraud and Identity Theft

WasteWatcher, May 2013 – April is the cruelest month for most taxpayers, but for a rowing number of them, it is the months that follow that do the most damage. Those unlucky thousands are the victims of tax refund fraud, a process in which a thief acquires someone else’s social security…

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