Tax Practitioner’s Guide to Identity Theft, 2016 (Revised 2nd Edition) U.S.

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The book covers recent case law and provides twenty-five "best practices" that clients can employ to decrease the risk of both tax-related and non-tax related identity theft.

Authors: Frank Agostino, Brian D. Burton and Lawrence A. Sannicandro
Explores federal and state statutes that criminalize identity theft, and the recent cooperative steps taken by the IRS, the Department of Justice, the FBI, the Secret Service, and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service to protect personally identifiable information and pursue identity thieves. The book covers recent case law and provides twenty-five "best practices" that clients can employ to decrease the risk of both tax-related and non-tax related identity theft. The final chapter turns to the identity theft resources that state governments and their tax authorities make available to residents, as well as restitution and/or forfeiture provisions that victims may use as a statutory basis to recover losses attributable to identity theft fraud.

January 31, 2017

Pages 75

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ISBN 9780808045564
Chapter 1 - Identity Theft Background
  • Federal Identity Theft Statutes
  • State ID Theft Statutes
  • Tax Preparer Penalties for Client Information Disclosure
Chapter 2 - Recent Case Law and Enforcement Developments
  • Validation Efforts
  • Recent Prosecutions
Chapter 3 - Best Practices to Deter Identity Theft

Chapter 4 - Identity Theft Indicators and Responses
  • Top Indicators of Tax-Related Identity Theft
  • Steps to Take When Identity Theft is Suspected
  • Responses Specific to Tax-Related Identity Theft
Appendix
I. State Resources for Identity Theft Victims
II. Checklists
i. Immediate Steps to Take to Resolve Identity Theft
ii. Additional Steps to Take to Resolve Identity Theft
iii. The Identity Theft Protection PIN (IPPIN)
III. Understanding IRS Identity Theft Notices
IV. Client Letters
i.Identity Theft - Informational
ii.Identity Theft: Tips for Victims